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Maryland Metrics: fabric data conversion chart

FABRIC
U.S.
FACTOR
METRIC
Length yards x 0.9144 = meters
Width inches x 2.5400 = centimeters
Weight oz./sq.yd x 33.9057 = grams/meter2
Breaking Strength lbs./inch x 8.7563 = Newtons/5cm
Thickness inches x 25.4000 = millimeters
Mullen Burst lbs./sq.inch x 0.0069 = megapascals
Porosity cfm x 0.5080 = cm3s2
Area sq. yd. x 0.8361 = meters2
Metric
TEX (gm/1000m)
Imperial
YIELD (yards/lb)
735 675
1100 450
2200 225
2400 207
4400 113
Basic table data from: Lance Brown Import-Export

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