Hackett Reprographics Catalogue

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ENVELOPES & LABELS

C4

324x229mm

A4

(NOT FOLDED)

A4

(FOLDED ONCE)

C5

162x229mm

A4

(FOLDED TWICE)

DL

110x220mm

 

Gummed

Moisten flap to seal

Peel & Seal

 

Remove strip to seal

Longer shelf life  

Gummed Envelopes

Also referred to as ‘lick & stick’.  This is the most common 
sealing method.  Moisten the layer of adhesive along the 
envelope flap, and close.

Self Seal Envelopes

Contains a strip of gum on each flap which when 
pressed together forms an instant bond.

Peel and Seal Envelopes

Peel away the release tape from the flap to reveal a strip 
of gum and press down to form an instant bond.

Don’t pay more than you need to: The price you pay to send an item by post, depends on 
its size, weight and thickness. Packages that can fit through a recipients letterbox will be 
delivered on the first attempt, leading to a reduction in costs associated with repeat deliveries.  

Which format is the item you’re sending?

Peel & Seal

Exceptionally strong and  

secure seal, longer shelf life

 

 

Self Seal

Press for quick seal

Shorter Shelf Life

What type of envelope do you require?

2

Sending your items...

4

Choosing different 

sealing options...

3

What is the size of the item 

you are sending?

1

GUSSET

Expandable 

envelopes are 

for sending 

bulky items

COLOURED

WHITE

WINDOW

The size and position of the window 

is always described with the flap upwards*

SECURITY

Security 

envelopes are 

tear & burst 

resistant, 

offering 

protection 

for important 

documents

POLYTHENE

Polythene 

envelopes 

are light and 

strong and 

ideal for 

mail order

WAGE

A cost effective 

way to hand 

wages and 

wage slips 

out to 

employees

BOARD

BACKED

Hard backed 

envelopes 

are for 

sending 

items which 

need to 

remain flat

Most envelopes come in two standard orientations:  

Pocket or Wallet  

Envelopes vary in weight...

 

...from a lightweight 70 grams to a heavyweight 130 grams.  Heavyweight papers are 
stronger and offer greater protection.  They also create a great first impression.

POCKET

Flap on the

short edge

WALLET

Flap on the

long edge

MANILLA

 

 

Landscape 

Window

A

B

C

D

Portrait 

Window

 

A

B

C

D

FORMAT

Letter

Large Letter

Small Parcel

EXAMPLES

MAX WEIGHT

MAX LENGTH

MAX WIDTH

MAX DEPTH

 

Greetings cards

 

Personal letters

 

Postcards 

 

Bills

100g

24cm

16.5cm

5mm

 

A4 documents

 

Certificates 

 

Magazines 

 

CD or DVD in case 

 

Large greetings 

cards with badges

750g

35.3cm

25cm

2.5cm

 

Catalogues

 

Gifts

 

Samples

2kg

45cm

35cm

16cm

*Window size is measured height (A) x width (B). 

Window position is measured by the width in from the 

left-hand side (C) and the height up from the base (D).

How to Choose Envelopes

Use product code when ordering • Supplied singly unless stated • E. & O.E. • Prices exclude VAT

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