# Field Definitions: JC Metric Conversions Form

The following is a list of field descriptions for the JC Metric Conversions form. Many of the descriptions include links to other topics that provide additional information about or related to the topic.

## UM

Specify the unit of measure (from HQ Units of Measure) to which you want to associate a metric unit of measure.

## MUM

Specify the metric unit of measure for this standard unit of measure.

Note: Metric units of measure must be set up in HQ Units of Measure before they can be used here.

## Imperial to Metric Factor

Specify the factor (multiplier) to use in converting an imperial (inch/pound) quantity to its metric equivalent.

Example: The conversion factor for lbs. to kilograms (metric equivalent) is 0.453592. This means to convert 10 lbs. to kilograms, you would multiply 10 ´ 0.453592 to get 4.53592 kilograms.

## Metric to Imperial Factor

Specify the factor (multiplier) to use in converting a metric quantity to its imperial (inch/pound) equivalent.

Example: The conversion factor for kilograms to lbs. (imperial equivalent) is 2.204620. This means to convert 10 kilograms to lbs., you would multiply 10 ´ 2.204620 to get 22.0462 lbs.