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Envelope specifications for your Connect+

UPDATED: 18 October 2015

Learn about the envelope, as called "mail piece", specifications for use with your Connect+®series meter.

  • Envelope dimensions
  • Envelope thickness
  • Envelope flap depth for sealing
  • Acceptable envelope materials

ENVELOPE DIMENSIONS:
Minimum

  • 88.9mm x 127mm - postcard size

Maximum

  • Connect+ 1000 and Connect+ 2000: 330 mm x 356 mm
  • Connect+ 3000: 381 mm x 381 mm

ENVELOPE THICKNESS:
Minimum

  • Connect+ 1000 and Connect+ 2000: 0.007 mm
  • Connect+ 3000: 0.004 mm

Maximum

  • Connect+ 1000 and Connect+ 2000: 15.9 mm
  • Connect+ 3000: 19.1 mm

ENVELOPE FLAP DEPTH FOR SEALING:
Minimum

  • 25.4 mm

Maximum

  • Connect+ 1000 and Connect+ 2000: 76.6 mm
  • Connect+ 3000: 98 mm

For envelopes with a flap length from 25 mm to 60 mm, the minimum flap angle is 18 degrees.

For envelopes with a flap length greater than 60 mm to the maximum flap length for the particular model, the minimum flap angle is 21 degrees.


ACCEPTABLE ENVELOPE MATERIALS:
Material type and finish must be matte and may include:

  • White Wove
  • Kraft/Brown Kraft
  • Manila
  • Envelopes made of recycled paper
  • Self-seal envelopes
  • Tri-fold tabbed (2 tabs minimum) inserts 75 grams to 105 grams
  • Cranes Crest

CAUTION:  Do not use envelopes made with glossy materials such as fliers, or Tyvek® envelopes. Also do not use envelopes too fragile, such as air mail and onion skin envelopes, which may not pass through the feeder.