Convert Circular Mils (cmil) to Square Feet (ft²) | cmil in ft²

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# Let's convert Circular Mils (cmil) to Square Feet (ft²)

This quick and easy calculator will convert Circular Mils (cmil) to Square Feet (ft²) and show formula, brief history on the units and quick maths for the conversion.

## Quick Reference for Converting Circular Mils to Square Feet

Formula
ft² = cmil / 183346486.88
Quick Rough Maths
To get the Square Feet, divide the number of Circular Mils by 183.3 million
Circular Mils (cmil) in 1 Square Foot
There are 183346486.88 Circular Mils in 1 Square Foot
Square Feet (ft²) in 1 Circular Mil
There are 0 Square Feet in 1 Circular Mil

## Unit Information

Circular Mil
/ˈsəːkjʊləˌmɪl/
Symbol: cmil
Unit System: Units For Measuring Wire Gauges

### What is the Circular Mil?

The circular mil is a unit designed specifically to measure the area of a wire with a circular cross section. It has the symbol cmil.

An inch is 1000 mils. This makes the circular mil particularly useful for measuring cross sections of wire as there is no need to use the symbol π so the process is simplified.

A circular mil is a very small unit so not advised to use for large areas!

Square Foot
/skwɛːˌfʊt/
Symbol: ft²
Unit System: Imperial

### What is the Square Foot?

The square foot is a unit of area and is an imperial unit with the symbol ft².

One square foot is equal in area to a square with edges one foot in length.

It is used a lot in expressing the internal size of a house, apartment, office or other properties so is a useful unit to understand.