This calculator helps users convert fabric weight from ounces per square yard (oz/yd²) to grams per square meter (g/m²) and vice versa. It’s an invaluable tool for those in the textile industry and for hobbyists in sewing and fabric crafts.

Ounces per Square Yard to Grams per Square Meter Converter

Convert fabric weight between ounces per square yard and grams per square meter.

How to Use the Calculator

  • To Convert Ounces per Square Yard to Grams per Square Meter: Enter the weight in ounces per square yard in the ‘Ounces per Square Yard’ field. The calculator will automatically display the equivalent weight in grams per square meter in the ‘Grams per Square Meter’ field.
  • To Convert Grams per Square Meter to Ounces per Square Yard: Input the weight in grams per square meter in the ‘Grams per Square Meter’ field, and the corresponding ounces per square yard will be shown.

This tool allows for quick and easy bidirectional conversions.

Conversion Formula

The conversion is based on the formula: 1 oz/yd² = 33.9057 g/m². This ensures accurate conversions essential for precise fabric weight measurements.

Commonly Converted Values

Ounces per Square Yard (oz/yd²) Grams per Square Meter (g/m²)
1 33.91
5 169.53
10 339.06
15 508.59
20 678.11

Ounces/Sq Yard to Grams/Sq Meter (oz/yd2 to g/m2) Converter

Understanding Fabric Weight Measurements

  • Ounces per Square Yard (oz/yd²): This is a common unit used in the United States for measuring fabric weight.
  • Grams per Square Meter (g/m²): Widely used around the world, this unit measures how much a standard square meter of fabric weighs.

Historical and Educational Insights

The use of ounces per square yard in fabric measurement has been prevalent in the US textile industry for a long time. In contrast, grams per square meter is part of the metric system and is used internationally. Understanding these units and their conversion is crucial for global trade in textiles, ensuring consistency in fabric quality and characteristics across different regions.