Field inspection manual—volumetric measuring devices

Appendix I—Conversion factors table

Conversion factors (canadian to metric)
To convert from to multiply by
yards metre 0.914 4
gallons cubic metres 0.004 546 09
pounds kilograms 0.453 592 37
feet metres 0.304 8
feet millimetres 304.8
inches millimetres 25.40
square yards square metres 0.836 127 36
square feet square metres 0.092 903 04
square inches square centimetres 6.451 6
square inches square millimetres 645.16
cubic yards cubic metres 0.764 554 8
cubic feet cubic metres 0.028 316 8
cubic inches cubic centimetres 16.387 064
gallons litres 4.546 09
quarts litres 1.136 52
pints litres 0.568 261
pints millilitres or cubic centimetres 568.261
1/2 pints litres 0.284 131
1/2 pints millilitres or cubic centimetres 284.130 742
fluid ounces millilitres or cubic centimetres 28.413
ounces (avoirdupois) grams 28.349 5
tons (short) kilograms 907.184 74
tons (short) metric tons 0.907 184 74

Note: Some factors may have been rounded off.

Conversion factors (metric to canadian)
To convert from to multiply by
metres yards 1.093 6
cubic metres gallons 219.969
kilograms pounds 2.204 623
metres feet 3.280 81
millimetres feet 0.003 281
millimetres inches 0.039 37
square metres square yards 1.196
square metres square feet 10.764
square centimetres square inches 0.155
square millimetres square inches 0.001 55
cubic metres cubic yards 1.307 951
cubic metres cubic feet 35.314 667
cubic centimetres cubic inches 0.061 024
litres gallons 0.219 969
litres quarts 0.879 877
litres pints 1.759 753
millilitres or cubic centimetres pints 0.001 76
litres 1/2 pints 3.519 5
millilitres or cubic centimetres 1/2 pints 0.003 519
millilitres or cubic centimetres fluid ounces 0.035 195
grams ounces 0.035 274
kilograms tons (short) 0.001 102 3
metric tonnes tons (short) 1.102 3

Note: Some factors may have been rounded off.

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