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1 E-5 m

To help compare different orders of magnitude this page lists lengths between 10 micrometre and 100 micrometre (10-5 m and 10-4 m). See also lengths of other orders of magnitude.

  • Shorter lengths
  • 10 m -- Width of cotton fibre
  • 12 m -- Width of acrylic fibre
  • 13 m -- Width of nylon fibre
  • 14 m -- Width of polyester fibre
  • 15 m -- Width of silk fibre
  • 17 m -- Dust mite excreta (http://www.ristenbatt.com/filt_eff.htm)
  • 20 m -- Width of wool fibre
  • 25.4 m -- 1/1000 inch, commonly referred to as 1 mil
  • 80 m -- average width of human hair (ranges from 18 to 180 m)
  • Longer lengths

(Fibre sizes from http://www.carnicom.com/micro2.htm)

External link Conversion Calculator for Units of LENGTH (http://www.ex.ac.uk/cimt/dictunit/ccleng.htm)



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