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Friday, 24 August 2012

Conversion Units of Weight

Ever needed to know the conversion formula for weights?


English System

To convert
Multiply by
To obtain
grains
0.00229
oz
grains
0.0001429
lb
grains
0.0000000714
tons
oz
438
grains
oz
0.0625
lb
oz
0.00003125
tons
gal
8.3322
lb°
lb
0.12002
gal°
lb
7,000
grains
lb
16
oz
lb
0.0005
tons
tons
14,000,000
grains
tons
32,000
oz
tons
2,000
lb
lb/hr°
0.0020003
gpm
gpm
499.925
lb/hr°

Metric System

To convert
Multiply by
To obtain
grams
15.43
grains
grams
0.0353
oz
kg
35.27
oz
kg
2.2046
lb
kg
0.001102
US tons
tonnes
2,204.6
lb
tonnes
1.1023
US tons
grains
0.0648
grams
oz
28.350
grams
oz
0.02835
kg
lb
0.4536
kg
lb
0.000454
tonnes
US tons
907.2
kg
US tons
0.9072
tonnes

Friday, 17 August 2012

Weighing the right way.

Weighing the right way

The link above is for a pdf booklet from Mettler Toledo.  It is a detailed guide to getting the best results from your balance. What you should do and what you shouldn't.

Definitely worth a read!


Proper weighing with Laboratory Balances....

Friday, 10 August 2012

Looking for conversion units of length?

The useful table below will help to convert those units of length queries....

Units of Length:

English System

To convert
Multiply by
To obtain
in.
0.0833
ft
in.
0.0278
yd
in.
0.0000158
miles
ft
0.333
yd.
ft
12
in.
ft
0.000189
miles
ft
0.000165
miles (naut.)
yd
36
in.
yd
3
ft
yd
0.000568
miles
miles
63,360
in.
miles
5,280
ft
miles
1,760
yd
miles (naut.)
6,076
ft

Metric System

To convert
Multiply by
To obtain
mm
0.03937
in.
cm
0.3937
in.
meters
39.37
in.
meters
3.281
ft
meters
1.0936
yd
km
3,281
ft
km
1,093.6
yd
km
0.6214
miles
microns
0.00003937
in.
in.
25.40
mm
in.
2.540
cm.
in.
0.0254
meters
ft
0.3048
meters
ft
0.0003048
km
yd
0.9144
meters
yd
0.0009144
km
miles
1.609
km
in.
25,400
microns