This page helps in determining the Various convertion factors whether it is for textile use or for common use.


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  1. Conversion factor for Textile Use
  2. Conversion Factors for Common Use

Conversion factor for Textile Use

To Convert From To Multiply by
Threads in Fabric:
Number per inch
Number per centimetre 0.3937
Stitches in Fabric:
Number per inch
Number per centimetre 0.3937
Mass per unit area:
Ounce per sq. yard
Gram per sq. metre
Momme
Gram per sq. metre
Momme
Ounce per sq. yard
33.906
0.23
0.128
Twist Level
Turns per inch
Turns per metre 39.37
Dimetre
1/1000 inch
inch
inch
Micrometre
millimetre
centimetre
25.4
25.4
25.4
Cover Factor
a. Woven cotton fabrics

b.Weft knitted worsted fabric




0.957 




1.172
Twist factor (or multiplier)


9.57

Gram force
Pound Force
Kilogram Force
Millinewton
Newton
Decanewton
9.81
4.45
0.98
Tearing Strength
Pound Force
Newton 4.45
Tenacity
Gram force per denier
Millinewton per Tex 88.3
Bursting Pressure
Pound force per sq.inch
Kilonewtons per square metre 6.89



Conversion Factors for Common Use

To Convert From To Multiply by
Length
Inches(in)
Feet(ft)
Land miles(=5280 ft)
Nautical miles(=6080 ft)
Centimetres(cm)
Metres(m)
Kilometres(km)
Kilometres(km)
2.54
0.3048
1.609544
1.85327
Area
Square inches(in2)
Square feet(ft2
Square miles
Acres
Acres
Square centimetres(cm2)
Square metres(m2
Square kilometres(km2)
Square kilometres(km2)
Hectares(ha)
6.452
0.092903
2.58999
0.004047
0.404686
Capacity/Volume
Cubic inches(in3)
Cubic feet(ft3))
UK gallons
US gallons
Quart
UK pint
US Pint
Cubic centimetres(cm3)
Cubic metres(m3)
Litres
Litres
Pint
Milliletres(ml)
Milliletre(ml)
16.387
0.0285
4.546
3.785
2
568
473
Weight/Mass
Ounces(oz)
Pounds(lb)
Long tons(=2240 lb)
(=1.016 tonnes(t))

Grams(g)
Kilograms(kg)
Kilograms(kg)
28.3495
0.45559
1016.05
Temperature
Farenheit(F)
Celsius/Centigrade(oC) (F-32) & 0.5555
Length
Centimetres(cm)
Metres(m)
Kilometres(km)
Kilometres(km)
Inches(in)
Feet(ft)
Land miles(=5280 ft)
Nautical miles(=6080 ft)
0.3937
3.2808
0.62137
0.53961
Area
Square centimetres(cm2)
Square metres(m2)
Square kilometres(km2)
Square kilometres(km2)
Hectares(ha)
Square inches(in2)
Sqaure feet(ft2)
Sqare miles
Acres
Acres
0.155
10.7639
0.3861
247.105
247.105
Capacity/Volume
Cubic centimetres(cm3)
Cubic metres(m3)
Litres
Litres
Pint
Millilitres(ml)
Milliletres(ml)
Cubic inches(in3)
Cubic feet(ft3)
UK galons
US gallons
Quart
UK Pint
US Pint
0.06102
35.3147
0.21997
0.2642
0.5
0.00176
0.00211
Weight/Mass
Grams(g)
Kilograms(kg)
Kilograms(kg)
Ounces(oz)
Pounds(lb)
Long tons(=2240 lb)
(=1.016 tonnes)
0.03527
2.20462
0.00098
Temperature
Celsius/Centigrade(oC)
Farenheit(F) (oC * 1.8)+ 32