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Belonging to the ISO A series, the Post paper size is a unique and versatile format. It measures 353mm by 500mm, striking a balance between compactness and ample space for content. This makes it an ideal choice for various printing needs, from posters to technical drawings.

The ISO A series is renowned for its logical and user-friendly system of paper sizes. The Post size fits seamlessly into this system, maintaining the aspect ratio of √2:1 that characterizes all A-series sizes. This means that when you fold a Post sheet in half along its longest side, you get two smaller sheets with the same aspect ratio.

Post paper dimensions


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2A046.81 x 66.221189 x 1682119 x 1683370 x 4768
A120.51 x 0.7113 x 181 x 237 x 51
4A066.22 x 93.621682 x 2378168 x 2384768 x 6741
A110.71 x 1.0218 x 262 x 351 x 74
A101.02 x 1.4626 x 373 x 474 x 105
A3+12.95 x 19.02329 x 48333 x 48933 x 1369
A1+23.98 x 35.98609 x 91461 x 911726 x 2591
A0+35.98 x 50.87914 x 129291 x 1292591 x 3662
A64.13 x 5.83105 x 14811 x 15298 x 420
A55.83 x 8.27148 x 21015 x 21420 x 595
A48.27 x 11.69210 x 29721 x 30595 x 842
A311.69 x 16.54297 x 42030 x 42842 x 1191
A91.46 x 2.0537 x 524 x 5105 x 147
A216.54 x 23.39420 x 59442 x 591191 x 1684
A82.05 x 2.9152 x 745 x 7147 x 210
A123.39 x 33.11594 x 84159 x 841684 x 2384
A72.91 x 4.1374 x 1057 x 11210 x 298
A033.11 x 46.81841 x 118984 x 1192384 x 3370

Interestingly, the Post size also aligns with the ANSI B-size (11" x 17") used predominantly in North America. This compatibility allows for easy conversion between these two popular standards without significant loss of space or distortion of content.

In terms of practical applications, the Post size offers numerous advantages. Its dimensions are perfect for creating impactful marketing materials such as brochures or event posters where visibility and readability are paramount. Moreover, it's also suitable for architectural plans or engineering drawings where precision is key.

Whether your goal is to captivate an audience with compelling visuals or convey complex information clearly and accurately, the Post paper size provides an effective solution.

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Interesting facts about Post

1: Post paper is named after the city of Post, Texas

Contrary to popular belief, Post paper is not named after the act of sending mail. It is actually named after the city of Post in Texas, where it was first manufactured in the early 20th century.

2: Post paper was originally used for wrapping meat

When it was first introduced, Post paper was primarily used as a durable and moisture-resistant material for wrapping meat. Its high strength and ability to withstand grease made it ideal for this purpose.

3: The production of Post paper declined during World War II

Due to shortages of raw materials and increased demand for other types of paper during World War II, the production of Post paper significantly declined. This led to a scarcity of this unique type of paper during that time.

4: Post paper is known for its distinctive brown color

The natural color of unbleached wood pulp gives Post paper its characteristic brown hue. This coloration sets it apart from other types of papers that are typically white or off-white.

5: The texture of Post paper makes it suitable for artistic purposes

The rough texture and absorbent nature of Post paper make it a favorite among artists who work with mediums such as charcoal or pastels. It provides an interesting surface that enhances their creative expression.

6: Some people collect vintage rolls of unused Post paper

Vintage rolls or sheets of unused Post paper have become sought-after collectibles among enthusiasts. These collectors appreciate the historical significance and unique qualities associated with this type of specialty wrapping material.

7: Post paper is still used in the food industry today

Despite advancements in packaging materials, Post paper continues to be used in the food industry. It is commonly employed for wrapping deli meats, cheeses, and other perishable items due to its durability and grease resistance.

8: Post paper can be recycled and composted

Post paper is an environmentally friendly option as it can be easily recycled or composted. Its natural composition allows it to break down quickly without causing harm to the environment.

9: The production of Post paper supports sustainable forestry practices

The manufacturing of Post paper often involves sourcing wood pulp from sustainably managed forests. This helps promote responsible forestry practices and ensures a renewable supply of raw materials.

10: Post paper has inspired other types of specialty papers

The unique qualities of Post paper have inspired the creation of similar specialty papers with different colors or textures. These variations offer artists, designers, and packaging professionals a wider range of options for their specific needs.