How to Convert Grams Per Square Meter

Grams per square meter is a measurement of the weight and the quality of a piece of fabric.

It is commonly abbreviated as g/m^2. Just as regular grams can be converted into a number of different units of measurement, so too can grams per square meter. You just have to know the right conversion amounts to be able to perform the necessary mathematical calculations.

Multiply your number by 0.0294935 to convert it from grams per square meter to ounces per square yard. This may be necessary if you need to convert from the original Metric measurement to the American unit of measure. For example, 100 grams per square meter multiplied by 0.0294935 equals 2.94935 ounces per square yard.

Multiply your number by 0.09290304000008391 to convert from grams per square meter to grams per square foot. For example, 100 grams per square meter multiplied by 0.09290304000008391 would equal 9.290304000008391 grams per square foot of fabric.

Multiply your number by 0.00000142233433343 to convert it from grams per square meter to pounds per square inch. For example, 100 grams per square meter multiplied by 0.00000142233433343 would be equal to 0.000142233433343 pounds per square inch of fabric.

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