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CLOSE THIS BOOKForming Techniques for the Self-Reliant Potter (GTZ, 1991, 194 p.)
VIEW THE DOCUMENT(introduction...)
VIEW THE DOCUMENTAcknowledgements
VIEW THE DOCUMENT1. Introduction and scope
2. Products and options
3. Main product lines and forming options
4. Plastic clay forming
5. Semidry foaming
6. Mouldmaking and Plaster of Paris
7. Slip casting
8. Finishing and quality control
9. Drying of ware and moulds
10. Work flow and factory layout
VIEW THE DOCUMENTGlossary
VIEW THE DOCUMENTTables of weights and measures
VIEW THE DOCUMENTTable of sieve mesh sizes
VIEW THE DOCUMENTDensity
VIEW THE DOCUMENTTwaddell scale
VIEW THE DOCUMENTDry content of liquid
VIEW THE DOCUMENTPint weights
VIEW THE DOCUMENTBibliography

Tables of weights and measures

Metric System:

1 kilometer, km =1000 meters, m
1m =100 centimeters, cm
1cm =10 millimeters, mm
1mm =1000 micron, µ

1 cubic meter, m³ =1000 liters, l
1l =1000 cm³ or ml
1ml =1000 mm³

1 tonne =1000 kilograms, kg
1kg =1000 grams, g
1g =1000 milligrams, mg

to convert:

to:

multiply metric by:

to convert:

to:

multiply
U.K. & U.S. by:

length:

m

feet

3.280

feet

m

.305

m

inches

39.370

inches

m

.025

cm

inches

.394

inches

cm

2.54

mm

inches

.039

inches

mm

25.400

area:

hectare

acres

2.471

acres

hectare

.405

sq. feet

10.764

sq. feet

.093

cm²

sq. inches

.155

sq. inches

cm²

6.451

volume.

cu. feet

35.314

cu. feet

0.0283

cord (wood)

.276

cord

3.625

cm³ (cc)

cu. Inches

.061

cu. inches

cm³ (cc)

16.387

1

cu. Inches

61.020

cu. inches

l

.016

1

U.K. gallon

.219

U.K. gallon

l

4.546

1

U.S. gallon

.264

U.S. gallon

l

3.785

weight

kilograms

pounds

2.205

pounds

kilograms

.453

grams

ounces

0.035

ounces

grams

28.349

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