A Dictionary of Units Measurements - Provides a summary of most of the units of measurement to be found in use around the world today (and a few of historical interest), together with the appropriate conversion factors needed to change them into a 'standard' unit of the International System of Units (SI).
megaConverter - An ever-growing set of weights, measures and units conversion/calculation modules. megaConverters allow users to discover things like how many seconds old they are, the difference between a gallon in the U.S. and a gallon in the UK, how many nanometers in an inch, how many quarts in a chaldron, and what a nebuchadnezzar is.
Online Conversion - Convert just about anything online: Over 8,100 conversions and calculators.
Technical and Safety Data - These links provide quick answers for conversions, cylinder specifications, and recommendations about using compressed gases safely.
U.S. Metric Association (USMA) - A national non-profit organization that advocates U.S. conversion to the International System of Units, also called the modern metric system.
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