# Dashes of Salt Conversion Calculator

Enter the amount of salt in dashes below to convert to another unit.

## What Is a Dash?

A dash is a unit used to measure salt.

## How Much Is a Dash of Salt?

A dash is a small cooking unit that is usually used to measure seasonings and spices, including salt. One dash is vague measurement that is roughly equal to 1/8 of a teaspoon or 2 pinches.

## How to Convert Dashes of Salt

To convert dashes to another salt measurement, you need to multiply the value by a conversion factor. A conversion factor is a numerical value used to change the units of a measurement without changing the value.[1]

You can find the conversion factors for dashes in the conversion table below.

Then, multiply the salt measurement by the conversion factor to find the equivalent value in the desired unit of measurement.

dashes × conversion factor = result

You can also use a calculator, such as one of the converters below, for the conversion.

## Dash Conversion Table

Dashs and the equivalent salt volume and weight values
dashes smidgens pinches teaspoons tablespoons cups grams
1 4 2 0.125 tsp 0.041667 tbsp 0.002604 c 0.71125 g
2 8 4 0.25 tsp 0.083333 tbsp 0.005208 c 1.4225 g
3 12 6 0.375 tsp 0.125 tbsp 0.007813 c 2.13375 g
4 16 8 0.5 tsp 0.166667 tbsp 0.010417 c 2.845 g
5 20 10 0.625 tsp 0.208333 tbsp 0.013021 c 3.55625 g
6 24 12 0.75 tsp 0.25 tbsp 0.015625 c 4.2675 g
7 28 14 0.875 tsp 0.291667 tbsp 0.018229 c 4.97875 g
8 32 16 1 tsp 0.333333 tbsp 0.020833 c 5.69 g
9 36 18 1.125 tsp 0.375 tbsp 0.023438 c 6.40125 g
10 40 20 1.25 tsp 0.416667 tbsp 0.026042 c 7.1125 g
11 44 22 1.375 tsp 0.458333 tbsp 0.028646 c 7.82375 g
12 48 24 1.5 tsp 0.5 tbsp 0.03125 c 8.535 g
13 52 26 1.625 tsp 0.541667 tbsp 0.033854 c 9.24625 g
14 56 28 1.75 tsp 0.583333 tbsp 0.036458 c 9.9575 g
15 60 30 1.875 tsp 0.625 tbsp 0.039063 c 10.66875 g
16 64 32 2 tsp 0.666667 tbsp 0.041667 c 11.38 g
17 68 34 2.125 tsp 0.708333 tbsp 0.044271 c 12.09125 g
18 72 36 2.25 tsp 0.75 tbsp 0.046875 c 12.8025 g
19 76 38 2.375 tsp 0.791667 tbsp 0.049479 c 13.51375 g
20 80 40 2.5 tsp 0.833333 tbsp 0.052083 c 14.225 g

## Dash Conversion Calculators

You can also convert salt volume using one of our dash converters below.

## References

1. National Institute of Standards & Technology, Unit Conversion, https://www.nist.gov/pml/owm/metric-si/unit-conversion