Simply calculate the total area, then divide that by the rolls width to get your linear length. All three measurements -- area, width and linear length -- must be expressed in terms of the same unit, e.g. inches, yards, meters, feet.
What is running meter?
The running metre is the measurement of length used by textile producers and retailers to sell rolls of fabric. The fabric roll width is specified. So we buy a running metre or 1.25 metres of cloth in a supermarket. It implies that we buy one metre of long cloth for the given width.
How do you calculate lineal Metres?
To find out how many lineal meters you need, take your square meters and divide it by the width of the decking boards.
How long is a linear Metre of timber?
You can think of an Australian linear metre as being the non-square measurement of a series of edges of a material or floor space that results in a distance that is around 3 to 4 metres.
How long is a linear Metre?
A carpet lineal metre is usually 3.66m (the width of the carpet), a price in lineal metres will be higher than in square metres (please note that some of our carpets are 4 metres wide).
How do you calculate the cost of timber?
Heres how to calculate the cost of your order: The number of square feet of a piece of lumber is calculated by multiplying the length (in inches) by the width (in inches) and then dividing by 144. Example: Calculating the total cost of a piece of lumber 6 wide by 46 long at a price of $6.30 per square foot.