Convert Micrometers to Feet
Learn How to Convert Micrometers to Feet Using our Conversion Formula
Converting a micrometer length measurement to a foot measurement involves multiplying your length by the conversion ratio to find the result. A micrometer is equal to 3.2808E-6 feet, so to convert simply multiply by 3.2808E-6.
For example, 5µm = (5 × 3.2808E-6) = 1.6404E-5'.
Our inch fraction calculator can add micrometers and feet together and it also automatically converts the results to both imperial and metric values.
Micrometers and feet are both units used to measure length. Learn more about length and find more length measurement conversion calculators. A micrometer is a metric measurement and can be abbreviated as µm, for example 1µm. A foot is an imperial measurement and can be abbreviated as ft, for example 1ft. Learn more about the metric system, including the common unit prefixes and how to convert between metric units.
A human hair is 40-50 micrometers thick or 0.000001 meters, making this a very small unit of measure. The micrometer is often referred to as a micron and internationally it is spelled micrometre.
The foot has been used throughout history to measure length but the actual length varied. In the US it has always been equal to 12 inches and 1/3 of a yard. The standard 12" ruler can be used to measure a foot. In 1959 the world agreed that the yard would be equal to .9144 meters, hence a foot is equal to .3048 meters. In some cases you may need a linear footage measurement, which is simply the value of a length in feet, learn more.
We recommend using a ruler or tape measure for measuring length, which can be found at a local retailer or home center. Rulers are available in imperial, metric, or combination with both values, so make sure you get the correct type for your needs. If you need a ruler you can also download and print our free printable rulers which include both imperial and metric measurements.
More Length Conversions
- Convert to Miles Length
- 1µm is equal to 6.2137E-10 miles
- Convert to Yards Length
- 1µm is equal to 1.0936E-6 yards
- Convert to Inches Length
- 1µm is equal to 3.937E-5 inches
- Convert to Kilometers Length
- 1µm is equal to 1.0E-9 kilometers
- Convert to Meters Length
- 1µm is equal to 1.0E-6 meters
- Convert to Centimeters Length
- 1µm is equal to 0.0001 centimeters
- Convert to Millimeters Length
- 1µm is equal to 0.001 millimeters
- Convert to Nanometers Length
- 1µm is equal to 1,000 nanometers
Micrometer Measurements and Equivalent Foot Conversions