# Square Millimeters to Square Microinches Converter

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## Conversion Table

 square millimeters to square microinches sq mm sq µin 1 sq mm 1550003100 sq µin 2 sq mm 3100006200 sq µin 3 sq mm 4650009300 sq µin 4 sq mm 6200012400 sq µin 5 sq mm 7750015500 sq µin 6 sq mm 9300018600 sq µin 7 sq mm 10850021700 sq µin 8 sq mm 12400024800 sq µin 9 sq mm 13950027900 sq µin 10 sq mm 15500031000 sq µin 11 sq mm 17050034100 sq µin 12 sq mm 18600037200 sq µin 13 sq mm 20150040300 sq µin 14 sq mm 21700043400 sq µin 15 sq mm 23250046500 sq µin 16 sq mm 24800049600 sq µin 17 sq mm 26350052700 sq µin 18 sq mm 27900055800 sq µin 19 sq mm 29450058900 sq µin 20 sq mm 31000062000 sq µin

## How to convert

1 square millimeter (sq mm) = 1550003100 square microinch (sq µin). Square Millimeter (sq mm) is a unit of Area used in Metric system. Square Microinch (sq µin) is a unit of Area used in Standard system.

## Square Millimeter: A Unit of Area

A square millimeter is a unit of area in the metric system. It is equal to the area of a square with sides that measure 1 millimeter. The symbol for square millimeter is mm2.

## Definition of the Square Millimeter

The square millimeter is defined as the area of a square that has a side length of 1 millimeter. This is equivalent to 0.000001 square meter, or 0.00155 square inch, or 0.00001076 square foot.

The square millimeter is a derived unit in the International System of Units (SI), which means that it is derived from the base unit of length, the meter. It is also a coherent unit, which means that it does not require any conversion factor when used with other SI units.

## History of the Square Millimeter

The square millimeter was introduced in France in 1795 as part of the metric system, which aimed to simplify and standardize the units of measurement. The metric system was based on the decimal system, which used powers of ten to relate different units of the same quantity.

The square millimeter was originally intended to be a unit of area equal to one hundredth of a square centimeter, or one ten-millionth of a square meter. However, due to a mistake in the definition of the meter at that time, the actual area of a square millimeter was slightly smaller than intended. This error was corrected in 1889, when the meter was redefined based on the distance between two marks on a platinum-iridium bar kept in Paris.

The square millimeter became widely used throughout the world for measuring small areas, especially in science, engineering, and medicine. It is also used in some everyday applications, such as measuring jewelry size, paper thickness, and screen resolution.

## How to Convert Square Millimeter to Other Units

To convert a square millimeter to other units of area, we can use the following conversion factors:

• 1 square millimeter = 0.000001 square meter
• 1 square millimeter = 0.01 square centimeter
• 1 square millimeter = 0.000000001 square kilometer
• 1 square millimeter = 0.00155 square inch
• 1 square millimeter = 0.00001076 square foot
• 1 square millimeter = 0.0000001196 square yard

To convert from other units to a square millimeter, we can use the inverse of these conversion factors.

For example, to convert 50 square centimeters to square millimeters, we can use:

50 square centimeters x (100 mm2 / 1 cm2) = 5000 mm2

## Where Square Millimeter is Used

The square millimeter is commonly used in many countries for measuring small areas, especially in science, engineering, and medicine. It is also used in some everyday applications, such as measuring jewelry size, paper thickness, and screen resolution.

Some examples of uses of the square millimeter are:

• The average diameter of a human hair is about 100 micrometers, which is equivalent to an area of about 0.008 mm2.
• The standard paper size for printing documents in most countries is A4, which has an area of about 623700 mm2.
• The smallest unit of measurement for digital images is a pixel, which can have an area ranging from less than 1 mm2 to more than 100 mm2 depending on the resolution and size of the screen.
• The largest diamond ever found was the Cullinan diamond, which had an original weight of about 3106 carats and an estimated surface area of about 50000 mm2.
• The smallest country in the world by area, Vatican City, has an area of about 44 billion mm2.

## Example Conversions of Square Millimeter to Other Units

Here are some example conversions of a square millimeter to other units:

• 1 square millimeter = 0.000001 square meter
• 1 square millimeter = 0.01 square centimeter
• 1 square millimeter = 0.000000001 square kilometer
• 1 square millimeter = 0.00155 square inch
• 1 square millimeter = 0.00001076 square foot
• 1 square millimeter = 0.0000001196 square yard
• 1 square millimeter = 1000000 nanometers^2

## Square Microinch: A Unit of Area

A square microinch is a unit of area measurement of a space. It is equal to the area of a square with sides of one microinch. The symbol for square microinch is μin2.

## Definition of the Square Microinch

The square microinch is defined as the area of a square that has a side length of 1 microinch, or one millionth of an inch. This is equivalent to 0.00000000000064516 square meter, or 0.00000000000155 square inch, or 0.00000000000000001076 square foot.

The square microinch is not an official unit in the International System of Units (SI), but it is sometimes used in the United States and the United Kingdom. It is also a customary unit in some other countries that use the imperial or US customary system of measurement.

## History of the Square Microinch

The square microinch was derived from the microinch, which was introduced in the 1930s as a unit of length for measuring very small distances, such as the thickness of metal films and coatings. The microinch was defined as one millionth of an inch, or 0.0254 micrometer.

The square microinch was used as a unit of area for measuring very small surfaces, such as the roughness of metal surfaces and the size of microscopic particles. It was also used as a unit of pressure, such as pounds per square microinch (psi), which is still used today for some applications.

The square microinch was gradually replaced by the metric units of area, such as the square micrometer and the square nanometer, in most countries that adopted the metric system. However, it is still used in some fields and applications, such as engineering, metrology, and microscopy.

## How to Convert Square Microinch to Other Units

To convert a square microinch to other units of area, we can use the following conversion factors:

• 1 square microinch = 0.00000000000064516 square meter
• 1 square microinch = 0.00000000064516 square millimeter
• 1 square microinch = 0.000000064516 square centimeter
• 1 square microinch = 0.00000000000155 square inch
• 1 square microinch = 0.00000000000000001076 square foot
• 1 square microinch = 0.000000000000000001196 square yard

To convert from other units to a square microinch, we can use the inverse of these conversion factors.

For example, to convert 50 square millimeters to square microinches, we can use:

50 square millimeters x (1550.0031000062 μin2 / 1 mm2) = 77500.155 μin2

## Where Square Microinch is Used

The square microinch is sometimes used in some countries for measuring very small areas, especially in engineering, metrology, and microscopy. It is also used as a unit of pressure, such as pounds per square microinch (psi).

Some examples of uses of the square microinch are:

• The average roughness of a machined metal surface is about 32 μin2.
• The standard paper size for printing documents in the United States and Canada is letter, which has an area of about 93.5 trillion μin2.
• The smallest unit of measurement for digital images is a pixel, which can have an area ranging from less than 0.00155 μin2 to more than 15.5 μin2 depending on the resolution and size of the screen.
• The largest known virus by size is the pandoravirus salinus, which has an average diameter of about 1000 nanometers (or 39.37 microinches) and an area of about 1219 μin2.
• The smallest state in the United States by area, Rhode Island, has an area of about 777 quadrillion μin2.

## Example Conversions of Square Microinch to Other Units

Here are some example conversions of a square microinch to other units:

• 1 square microinch = 0.00000000000064516 square meter
• 1 square microinch = 0.00000000064516 square millimeter
• 1 square microinch = 0.000000064516 square centimeter
• 1 square microinch = 0.00000000000155 square inch
• 1 square microinch = 0.00000000000000001076 square foot
• 1 square microinch = 0.000000000000000001196 square yard
• 1 square microinch = 0.64516 square nanometer
Square microinches also can be marked as µin2.

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