Gauge Measurement is used to define thickness or diameter of wire, sheets and other materials. It is commonly used in Iron & Steel industry.
In India, Standard Gauge (British) system is followed; one should not confuse it with American or French Gauge system. There is a small difference between Gauge for Diameter(in wire) and Gauge for Thickness(in sheets)
Find the conversion chart below for gauge measurement:
7/0 refers to “0000000”, similarly for others
Few of the local measurement conversions, which one should be aware of. It can be helpful when dealing with rural customers too.
|1 soot ( सूत )||1/8th inch||3.175 mm|
|1 hath ( हाथ )||18 inch||.4572 meter|
|1 Gaz ( गज़ )||36 inch||.91 meter|
|1 Gathha (गट्ठा)||99 inch||2.5146 meter|
|1 Kachha Beegha (कच्चा बीघा)||9075 sq. ft.||843 sq. meter|
|1 Pakka Beegha (पक्का बीघा)||27225 sq. ft.||2529 sq. meter|
|1 Acre (एकड़)||43560 sq. ft.||4046.8 sq. meter|
|1 Hectare||2.471 acre||10,000 sq. meter|