Choosing the Correct Size Jiffy Mailer® Product

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Jiffy® Mailers

(includes Jiffy® Padded, Utility & TuffGard®, Jiffylite®and Yesterday's News™ mailers)

Width of Mailer:

(W) Width of product + (T) Thickness of product + ½ inch

Length of Mailer:

(L) Length of product + (T) Thickness of product + 2 inches

Example:

a book, 7½ inches x 4 inches x 1 inch

(L x W x T)

To Determine Width of Mailer:

Width of product (inches)

4

Thickness of product (inches)

1

+ ½ inch

+ ½

Minimum width of mailer (inches)

To Determine Length of Mailer:

Length of product (inches)

Thickness of product (inches)

1

+ 2 inches

2

Minimum length of mailer (inches)

10½

Calculated Mailer Size (inches): 5½ x 10½

Recommended Mailer Size (inches): 7¼ x 12 (#1)

Note: The correct mailer size must be larger than the minimum calculated size in BOTH dimensions. In this example 6 x 10 (#0) is too small. Overview of available sizes for all Jiffy®mailers
 

TuffGard Extreme® Mailers

Width of Mailer:

(W) Width of product + (T) Thickness of product + 1 inch

Length of Mailer:

(L) Length of product + (T) Thickness of product + 2½ inches

Example:

two perfume bottles, 3½ inches x 5 inches x 1 inch

(L x W x T)

To Determine Width of Mailer:

Width of product (inches)

5

Thickness of product (inches)

1

+ 1 inch

+ 1

Minimum width of mailer (inches)

7

To Determine Length of Mailer:

Length of product (inches)

Thickness of product (inches)

1

+ 2½ inches

+2½

Minimum length of mailer (inches)

7

Calculated Mailer Size (inches): 7 x 7

Recommended Mailer Size (inches): 7¼ x 12 (#1)

Note: The correct mailer size must be larger than the minimum calculated size in BOTH dimensions. Overview of available sizes for all Jiffy® mailers
 

Jiffy Rigi Bag® Mailers

Example 1: Items less than ¼ inch thick

Width of Mailer:

(W) Width of product + 1 inch

Length of Mailer:

(L) Length of product + 1 inch

Example:

paper items, 11 inches x 8½ inches x ¼ inch

(L x W x T)

To Determine Width of Mailer:

Width of product (inches)

+ 1 inch

+ 1

Minimum width of mailer (inches)

To Determine Length of Mailer:

Length of product (inches)

11

+ 1 inch

+1

Minimum length of mailer (inches)

12

Calculated Mailer Size (inches): 9½ x 12

Recommended Mailer Size (inches): 10½ x 14 (#5)

Note: The correct mailer size must be larger than the minimum calculated size in BOTH dimensions. Overview of available sizes for Jiffy Rigi Bag® mailers

Jiffy Rigi Bag® Mailers

Example 2: Items between ¼ and 1½ inches thick

Width of Mailer:

(W) Width of product + 3 inches

Length of Mailer:

(L) Length of product + 3 inches

Example:

book, 12 inches x 9 inches x 1 inch

(L x W x T)

To Determine Width of Mailer:

Width of product (inches)

9

+ 3 inches

+ 3

Minimum width of mailer (inches)

12

To Determine Length of Mailer:

Length of product (inches)

12

+ 3 inches

+ 3

Minimum length of mailer (inches)

15

Calculated Mailer Size (inches): 12 x 15

Recommended Mailer Size (inches): 14¼ x 18½ (#7)

Note: The correct mailer size must be larger than the minimum calculated size in BOTH dimensions.Overview of available sizes for Jiffy Rigi Bag® mailers
 

Jiffy® ShurTuff® Mailers

Width of Mailer:

(W) Width of product + (T) Thickness of product + ½ inch

Length of Mailer:

(L) Length of product + (T) Thickness of product + ½ inches

Example:

vitamin and mineral supplement bottles, 4½ inches x 6 inches x 2 inches

(L x W x T)

To Determine Width of Mailer:

Width of product (inches)

6

Thickness of product (inches)

2

+ ½ inch

+ ½ inches

Minimum width of mailer (inches)

To Determine Length of Mailer:

Length of product (inches)

Thickness of product (inches)

2

+ ½ inches

+ ½

Minimum length of mailer (inches)

7

Calculated Mailer Size (inches): 8½ x 7

Recommended Mailer Size (inches): 9 x 12

Note: The correct mailer size must be larger than the minimum calculated size in BOTH dimensions. Overview of available sizes for Jiffy® ShurTuff® Durable mailers
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