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English to Metric Conversions
Grammage lb/1,000 ft2 X 4.8824 = g/m2
Thickness (caliper) mils (points) X 25.4 = microns
Density lb /100 ft2/mil X 192.2 = kg/m3
Stiffness g/cm X 0.0980665 = mN x m
Tear Gf X 9.80665 = MN
Force lbf /in X 0.1751268 = KNm
Strength ft x lb/in2 x 103 X 2.09405 = J/m2
Pressure psi X 6.894757 = kPa
Tonnage short tons X 0.9072 = metric long tons
Weight lb X 0.4535924 = kg
Length Inches X 2.54 = cm
Area square feet X 0.0929 = m2
Metric to English Conversions
Grammage g/m2 X 0.2048173 = lb/1,000 ft2
Thickness (caliper) microns X 0.0393701 = mils (points)
Density kg/m3 X 0.0052029 = lb /100 ft2/mil
Stiffness mN x m X 10.19716 = g/cm
Tear MN X 0.1019716 = Gf
Force KNm X 5.710148 = lbf /in
Strength J/m2 X 0.4775435 = ft x lb/in2 x 103
Pressure kPa X 0.1450377 = psi
Tonnage metric long tons X 1.1023 = short tons
Weight kg X 2.20462 = lb
Length cm X 0.3937 = Inches
Area m2 X 10.74 = square feet