# Millimeters to Microns (mm to µ)

## Millimeters to Microns (mm to µ) conversion calculator

Microns to Millimeters (Swap units)

1mm = 1000µ

Accuracy

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.

### Millimeters to Microns formula

Microns = Millimeters * 1000

### Millimeters to Microns calculation

Microns = Millimeters * 1000

Microns = 1 * 1000

Microns = 1000

## How do I convert millimeters to microns?

To convert millimeters to microns, you need to understand the relationship between these two units of measurement. Millimeters (mm) and microns (µm) are both units used to measure length, but they differ in scale. A millimeter is equal to one thousandth of a meter, while a micron is equal to one millionth of a meter. This means that there are 1,000 microns in one millimeter. To convert millimeters to microns, you simply need to multiply the value in millimeters by 1,000. For example, if you have a measurement of 5 millimeters, you can convert it to microns by multiplying 5 by 1,000, resulting in 5,000 microns. Similarly, if you have a measurement of 10 millimeters, you would multiply 10 by 1,000 to get 10,000 microns.

## What is a millimeter?

A millimeter is a thousandth of a meter (1/1000) which is the SI (International System of Units) unit of length. It is normally used to measure small lengths like the thickness of a sheet of paper or the dimensions of a small object.

One millimeter is approximately equal to 0.03937 inches (about 1/25th). Presicely there are 25.4 millimeters in an inch and it is often used in science and engineering. It is used in countries that have adopted the metric system.

You may come across millimeters when measuring the size of electronic components, jewelry or even the thickness of a fingernail.

## What is a micron?

A micron, also known as a micrometer, is a unit of length commonly used in scientific and engineering fields. It is derived from the metric system and is equal to one millionth of a meter, or 0.000001 meters. The symbol for micron is μm, which is a lowercase Greek letter mu followed by the letter "m".

The use of microns allows for precise and accurate measurements in various scientific and industrial applications. It provides a more detailed and standardized way to describe small distances or dimensions, especially when dealing with objects on a microscopic scale. Understanding the concept of a micron is essential for scientists, engineers, and technicians who work with minute measurements and need to convert between different units of length.

Starting value
Increment
Accuracy
Millimeters
Microns
0mm
0.00000µ
1mm
1,000.00000µ
2mm
2,000.00000µ
3mm
3,000.00000µ
4mm
4,000.00000µ
5mm
5,000.00000µ
6mm
6,000.00000µ
7mm
7,000.00000µ
8mm
8,000.00000µ
9mm
9,000.00000µ
10mm
10,000.00000µ
11mm
11,000.00000µ
12mm
12,000.00000µ
13mm
13,000.00000µ
14mm
14,000.00000µ
15mm
15,000.00000µ
16mm
16,000.00000µ
17mm
17,000.00000µ
18mm
18,000.00000µ
19mm
19,000.00000µ
Millimeters
Microns
20mm
20,000.00000µ
21mm
21,000.00000µ
22mm
22,000.00000µ
23mm
23,000.00000µ
24mm
24,000.00000µ
25mm
25,000.00000µ
26mm
26,000.00000µ
27mm
27,000.00000µ
28mm
28,000.00000µ
29mm
29,000.00000µ
30mm
30,000.00000µ
31mm
31,000.00000µ
32mm
32,000.00000µ
33mm
33,000.00000µ
34mm
34,000.00000µ
35mm
35,000.00000µ
36mm
36,000.00000µ
37mm
37,000.00000µ
38mm
38,000.00000µ
39mm
39,000.00000µ
Millimeters
Microns
40mm
40,000.00000µ
41mm
41,000.00000µ
42mm
42,000.00000µ
43mm
43,000.00000µ
44mm
44,000.00000µ
45mm
45,000.00000µ
46mm
46,000.00000µ
47mm
47,000.00000µ
48mm
48,000.00000µ
49mm
49,000.00000µ
50mm
50,000.00000µ
51mm
51,000.00000µ
52mm
52,000.00000µ
53mm
53,000.00000µ
54mm
54,000.00000µ
55mm
55,000.00000µ
56mm
56,000.00000µ
57mm
57,000.00000µ
58mm
58,000.00000µ
59mm
59,000.00000µ
Millimeters
Microns
60mm
60,000.00000µ
61mm
61,000.00000µ
62mm
62,000.00000µ
63mm
63,000.00000µ
64mm
64,000.00000µ
65mm
65,000.00000µ
66mm
66,000.00000µ
67mm
67,000.00000µ
68mm
68,000.00000µ
69mm
69,000.00000µ
70mm
70,000.00000µ
71mm
71,000.00000µ
72mm
72,000.00000µ
73mm
73,000.00000µ
74mm
74,000.00000µ
75mm
75,000.00000µ
76mm
76,000.00000µ
77mm
77,000.00000µ
78mm
78,000.00000µ
79mm
79,000.00000µ