• Alloy Wire
    • Back
  • C102 Copper (Cu-OF)
  • C110 Copper (Cu-ETP)
  • C151 Zirconium Copper
  • C172 Beryllium Copper (CuBe2)
  • C17510 Copper-Nickel-Beryllium (CuNi2Be)
  • C18661 Copper-Magnesium (CMG1)
  • C19150/60 Leaded Precipitation-Hardenable Copper
  • C194 Copper-Iron (CuFe2P)
  • C197 High Performance Alloy
  • C260 Cartridge Brass (CuZn30)
  • C425 Copper-Zinc-Tin (CuSn3Zn9)
  • C510 Bronze (CuSn5)
  • C519 Phosphor Bronze 6% (CuSn6)
  • C521 Bronze (CuSn8)
  • C651 Silicon Bronze (CuSi1)
  • C70250 High Performance Alloy (CuNi3Si1)
  • C725 Copper-Nickel-Tin (CuNi9Sn2)
  • C752 Nickel Silver 18% (CuNi18Zn20)
  • ASTM Standards
  • BlueBrass
  • Industry Applications
  • Appliance
  • Automotive
  • Connector
  • Defense
  • Electronics
  • Industrial
  • Medical
  • Electroplating
  • Packaging
  • Company
  • Certifications
  • Safety Data Sheets
  • Publications
  • Contact Us
  • Conductor Facts: Conversion Factors

    Download PDF
    MULTIPLY BY TO OBTAIN
    Tensile Strength – US/English
    Kilopounds per square inch (ksi) 0.7031 Kilograms per square millimeter (kg/mm²)
    Ohm-square millimeter per meter 
    (Ω-mm²/m)
    6.8948 Megapascals (MPa) or
    Newtons per square millimeter (N/mm²)
    Tensile Strength – Metric
    Kilograms per square millimeter (kg/mm²) 1422.3 Pounds per square inch (psi)
    Megapascals (MPA) 0.145 Kilopounds per square inch (ksi)
    Force – US/English
    Pound force (lb) 4.4482 Newton (N)
    Force –Metric
    Newton (N) 0.22481 Pound force (lb)
    Resistance – US/English
    Ohms per 1000 ft (Ω/mft) 3.2808 Ohms per kilometer (Ω/km)
    Ohms per mile (Ω/mile) 0.62137 Ohms per kilometer (Ω/km)
    Resistance – Metric
    Ohms per kilometer (Ω/km) 0.3048 Ohms per 1000 ft (Ω/mft)
    Ohms per kilometer (Ω/km) 1.6093 Ohms per mile (Ω/mile)
    Resistivity – US/English
    Ohm-circular mil per foot (Ω-cmil/ft) 0.16624 Micro-ohm centimeter (mΩ-cm)
    Ohm-circular mil per foot (Ω-cmil/ft) 0.0016624 Ohm-square millimeter per meter
    (Ω-mm²/m)
    Ohm-circular mil per foot (Ω-cmil/ft) 0.065450 Micro-ohm inch (mΩ-in)
    Micro-ohm-inch (mΩ-in) 15.279 Ohm-circular mil per foot (Ω-cmil/ft)
    % IACS 1037.1 ÷ %IACS Ohm-circular mil per foot (Ω-cmil/ft)
    Resistivity – Metric
    Micro-ohm centimeter (mΩ-cm) 6.0153 Ohm-circular mil per foot (Ω-cmil/ft)
    Micro-ohm centimeter (mΩ-cm) 0.39370 Micro-ohm inch (mΩ-in)
    Micro-ohm centimeter (mΩ-cm) 0.0100 Ohm-square millimeter per meter
    (Ω-mm²/m)
    Ohm-square millimeter per meter
    (Ω-mm²/m)
    601.54 Ohm-circular mil per foot (Ω-cmil/ft)
    % IACS 172.41 ÷ %IACS Micro-ohm centimeter (mΩ-cm)
    Weight – US/English
    Pounds per 1000 ft (lbs/mft) 1.4882 Kilograms per kilometer (kg/km)
    Weight – Metric
    Kilograms per kilometer (kg/km) 0.67197 Pounds per 1000 ft (lbs/mft)
    Density – US/English
    Pounds per cubic inch (lb/in³) 27.68 Grams per cubic centimeter (gm/cm³)
    Density – Metric
    Grams per cubic centimeter (gm/cm³) 0.03613 Pounds per cubic inch (lb/in³)
    Cross-Sectional Area – US/English
    Circular mils (CMA or cmil) 0.0005067 Square millimeter (mm²)
    Square inches (in²) 645.16 Square millimeter (mm²)
    Circular mils (CMA or cmil) 0.0000007854 Square inches (in²)
    Square inches (in²) 1273240 Circular mils (CMA or cmil)
    Cross-Sectional Area – Metric
    Square millimeter (mm²) 1973.6 Circular mils (CMA or cmil)
    Square millimeter (mm²) 0.00155 Square inches (in²)