# Micrometer to Microinches (µm to µin)

## Micrometer to Microinches (µm to µin) conversion calculator

Microinches to Micrometer (Swap units)

1µm = 39.3701µin

Note: You can increase or decrease the accuracy of this answer by selecting the number of significant figures required from the options above the result.

### Micrometer to Microinches conversion formula

Microinches = Micrometer * 39.3701

### Micrometer to Microinches calculation

Microinches = Micrometer * 39.3701

Microinches = 1 * 39.3701

Microinches = 39.3701

## What is a micrometer?

A micrometer, also known as a micrometre, is a unit of length in the metric system. It is equal to one millionth of a meter or 0.000001 meters. The symbol for micrometer is μm, derived from the Greek letter "mu" (μ) which represents micro, meaning one millionth.

The micrometer is commonly used in scientific and engineering fields where precise measurements are required. It is especially useful for measuring very small objects or distances, such as the thickness of a strand of hair or the diameter of a microscopic organism. The micrometer is also used in manufacturing processes to ensure accuracy and precision in the production of small components.

To put the size of a micrometer into perspective, it is approximately 100 times smaller than the thickness of a human hair. This level of precision makes the micrometer an essential tool in various industries, including electronics, optics, and nanotechnology. It is often used in conjunction with other measuring instruments, such as calipers or microscopes, to achieve the highest level of accuracy in measurements.

## What is a microinch?

A microinch is a unit of measurement used to express extremely small distances or dimensions. It is derived from the inch, which is a commonly used unit of length in the United States and a few other countries. The prefix "micro" denotes a factor of one millionth, so a microinch is equal to one millionth of an inch.

The microinch is primarily used in industries that require precise measurements, such as engineering, manufacturing, and machining. It allows for more accurate and detailed specifications, especially when dealing with very small tolerances. For example, in the manufacturing of electronic components or microchips, where even the tiniest variations can have a significant impact on performance, the microinch is a crucial unit of measurement.

To put it into perspective, one microinch is equivalent to 0.000001 inches or 0.0254 micrometers. It is important to note that the microinch is not commonly used in everyday life or in most countries outside of the United States. Instead, the metric system, which uses units like millimeters or micrometers, is more widely adopted. However, in specialized industries where precision is paramount, the microinch remains a valuable unit for expressing minute measurements.

Starting value
Increment
Accuracy
Micrometer
Microinches
0µm
0.00000µin
1µm
39.37010µin
2µm
78.74020µin
3µm
118.11030µin
4µm
157.48040µin
5µm
196.85050µin
6µm
236.22060µin
7µm
275.59070µin
8µm
314.96080µin
9µm
354.33090µin
10µm
393.70100µin
11µm
433.07110µin
12µm
472.44120µin
13µm
511.81130µin
14µm
551.18140µin
15µm
590.55150µin
16µm
629.92160µin
17µm
669.29170µin
18µm
708.66180µin
19µm
748.03190µin
Micrometer
Microinches
20µm
787.40200µin
21µm
826.77210µin
22µm
866.14220µin
23µm
905.51230µin
24µm
944.88240µin
25µm
984.25250µin
26µm
1,023.62260µin
27µm
1,062.99270µin
28µm
1,102.36280µin
29µm
1,141.73290µin
30µm
1,181.10300µin
31µm
1,220.47310µin
32µm
1,259.84320µin
33µm
1,299.21330µin
34µm
1,338.58340µin
35µm
1,377.95350µin
36µm
1,417.32360µin
37µm
1,456.69370µin
38µm
1,496.06380µin
39µm
1,535.43390µin
Micrometer
Microinches
40µm
1,574.80400µin
41µm
1,614.17410µin
42µm
1,653.54420µin
43µm
1,692.91430µin
44µm
1,732.28440µin
45µm
1,771.65450µin
46µm
1,811.02460µin
47µm
1,850.39470µin
48µm
1,889.76480µin
49µm
1,929.13490µin
50µm
1,968.50500µin
51µm
2,007.87510µin
52µm
2,047.24520µin
53µm
2,086.61530µin
54µm
2,125.98540µin
55µm
2,165.35550µin
56µm
2,204.72560µin
57µm
2,244.09570µin
58µm
2,283.46580µin
59µm
2,322.83590µin
Micrometer
Microinches
60µm
2,362.20600µin
61µm
2,401.57610µin
62µm
2,440.94620µin
63µm
2,480.31630µin
64µm
2,519.68640µin
65µm
2,559.05650µin
66µm
2,598.42660µin
67µm
2,637.79670µin
68µm
2,677.16680µin
69µm
2,716.53690µin
70µm
2,755.90700µin
71µm
2,795.27710µin
72µm
2,834.64720µin
73µm
2,874.01730µin
74µm
2,913.38740µin
75µm
2,952.75750µin
76µm
2,992.12760µin
77µm
3,031.49770µin
78µm
3,070.86780µin
79µm
3,110.23790µin