Technical Drawing Standards: Border size

The size of the drawing border (or ‘Drawing Frame’) on your technical drawings is covered in BS EN ISO 5457.

The BS ISO standards  require a 20mm border to the left hand edge (for filing) and a 10mm border round the other three sides of the drawing sheet.

BS ISO Border Sizes Landscape

BS ISO Border Sizes Portrait

BS EN ISO 5457:1999+A1:2010 Technical product documentation. Sizes and layout of drawing sheets (Affiliate Link)

  • abdu

    it helped me a lot

    • Paul Munford

      That’s great abdu – I’m glad you found it useful:)