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There are many different types of mailers and each type of mailer is available in a variety of sizes and styles. The mailer's size limitations will depend on how it is manufactured and the size requirements of the equipment used to imprint and personalize the mailer.

Promotional Mailers

Promotional mailers can be many different styles and sizes. They can be a single sheet folded once or multiple times. They can also consist of multiple sheets folded together. The only size limitations would be the minimum and maximum mailing sizes set up by the United States Postal Service for the type of mailing being used for the mailer. See the Postal Regulations - Outgoing Mail.

 

Note: The finished folded size of the mailer is what needs to meet the minimum and maximum mailing size requirements.

 
 
Self Mailers

Self mailers can be manufactured as a one part continuous or a single cut sheet product. Each will have different limitations which are affected by the manufacturing and imprinting process. Mailers manufactured as a continuous product will have to follow the same size guidelines as you would on a continuous form. See Continuous - Size for more details. Cut sheet mailers that will be processed through a laser printer will have to follow the same size guidelines as you would for laser forms. See Laser - Size.

 Common Size Self Mailers


 


 

Continuous 
 

 
Size Before
Trimming & Folding

 
Finished Size After Trimming, Bursting & Folding

 
9 1/2 x 11
9 1/2 x 11
9 1/2 x 14
9 1/2 x 14
9 1/2 x 14

 

 
7 3/4 x 3 3/4
7 3/4 x 5 1/2
7 3/4 x 3 5/8
7 3/4 x 4 2/3
7 3/4 x 5 5/8


 

 

Cut Sheet
 

Size Before Folding
 

Finished Size After Folding
 

8 1/2 x 11
8 1/2 x 11
8 1/2 x 11
8 1/2 x 11
8 1/2 x 14
8 1/2 x 14
8 1/2 x 14
8 1/2 x 17
8 1/2 x 17
8 1/2 x 23
11 x 23

8 1/2 x 3 2/3
8 1/2 x 3 3/4
8 1/2 x 4 1/6
8 1/2 x 5 1/2
8 1/2 x 4 2/3
8 1/2 x 5 1/16
8 1/2 x 5 3/8
8 1/2 x 3 3/4
8 1/2 x 5
8 1/2 x 3 7/8
8 1/2 x 11


Continuous Multiple Part Mailers

Continuous mailer are generally made up of two or more parts. The size of the mailer will be affected by the size of the web press that it is manufactured on and will have to follow the same guidelines as for a continuous form. See Continuous - Size for more details.
 

 

 
Common Size Multiple Part Continuous Mailers
 

Overall Size Including the continuous pinfeed holes
 

7 3/4 x 5 1/2
8 1/2 x 4
9 1/2 x 4 2/3
9 1/2 x 5 1/2
9 1/2 x 6
10 x 4 1/4
10 x 5 1/2

10 x 6
10 5/8 x 5 1/2
11 x 5 1/2
11 x 6
12 x 5 1/2
12 1/2 x 5 1/2
12 1/2 x 6

 

Note: All types of mailers, when at their finished mailing size, must meet the minimum and maximum mailing sizes set up by the United States Postal Service for the type of mailing class being used.

First Class
Minimum Size: 3 1/2" x 5"
Maximum Size: 6 1/8" x 11 1/2"

Third Class Bulk
Minimum Size: 3 1/2" x 5"
Maximum Size: 11 3/4" x 14"

Aspect Ratio must be between 1.3 and 2.5

 

Aspect Ratio = Length of Mailing Piece ÷ Height of Mailing Piece
(Length = Direction parallel to the mailing address)

 


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