Sizes and other things about drawing sheets

The recommended dimensions of drawing sheets for engineers, technologists and architects is given below

A0: 841 x 1189 

A1: 594 x 841

A2: 420 x 594

A3: 297 x 420

A4: 210 x 297

Borders  on drawing sheets

A minimum border of 20mm from the edge of the drawing sheet ( A0 & A1). 

Title and information on drawing sheets

Important information related to the job and drawings should be placed in the bottom right hand corner of the drawing sheet ( panel 1).

The information should consist of the following;

  1. Office project number
  2. Project title
  3. Drawing number
  4. Drawing title
  5. Office of origin
  6. Scale
  7. Drawn by (name)
  8. Checked by ( name)
  9. Date of drawing.

Another panel ( panel 2) should be provided to contain necessary reference to relevant information such as units, bar schedule, revisions list of abbreviations and so on.

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