How to Calculate CBM & CFT

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How to Calculate CBM & CFT

How to calculate CFT  (Cubic Feet)

1 FT3 =  1 feet x 1 feet x 1feet
Measure the length”, width” and height” in inches  / 1728= Cubic Feet

        ☞  Example: 48” x 40” x 50’’ = 96,000    96000/1728= 55.55 CFT



How to calculate CBM (Cubic Meter)

1 M3 =  1meter x 1meter x 1meter

Cubic Feet divided by 35.3145 = Cubic Meter

        ☞ Example:  48”x40”x 50’’= 96,000    96000/1728= 55.55 CFT  
                             55.55 CFT / 35.3145 = 1.573 CBM


Dimension Checking


CBM is short for cubic meters, a measurement used in shipping field.  You may be use cubic feet for packages if you are shipping in U.S.A.  However, you may be required to use cubic meters to measure the dimensions of your packages if you shipping to overseas.