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How are button sizes measured?

So 1L equals 0.635mm. To calculate button size in ligne, simply divide the diameter of the button (in millimeters) by 0.635. The table below lists the various common conversion between ligne and inch/millimeter….Standard Button Size Measurement Chart.

Ligne MM INCH
12 7.5 5/16
13 8 5/16
14 9 11/32
15 9.5 3/8

What are standard button sizes?

A standard campaign button size is typically 2.25 inch round. Our large buttons— 3 inch round— are often used for photo buttons. Buttons sold by artists are often 1.5 inch round or 1.25 inch round. Bands usually go for the 1 inch button.

What size is a 20mm button?

Size Chart

Ligne mm inches
26L 16mm 5/8″
28L 18mm 11/16″
30L 19mm 3/4″
32L 20mm 13/16″

What size is a medium button?

1-1/2″ Round: Also designer or art buttons but with a bigger canvas. A good medium size button. 1-3/4″ Round is the middle. Good for small election buttons or designer buttons that get noticed.

What size is a small button?

If you can think of it, a 2.25” button has been used for it. For a visual reference, a 2.25″ button is the size of the top of a soda can. Do you like small buttons? A 1” button is the smallest button we offer – the finished product is about the size of a quarter.

What size is a standard shirt button?

16L

What is ligne size?

1 foot (‘) is equal to 12 inches (”) and 1 inch consists of 12 lignes (””). 1 ligne is equal to 2.2558 mm which you can round up to 2.26 mm. The ligne is an old-fashioned unit of length that’s still being used today, mainly in watchmaking.

What is a size 18 button?

Button Size Chart (converting Ligne to Metric to Imperial)

Button Size Chart – Approximate relational Ligne-Metric-Imperial
Ligne Millimeters Inches
20 Ligne 12.5mm 1/2″
18 Ligne 11.5mm 7/16″
14 Ligne 8mm 5/16″

What is ligne button?

Ligne is a historic unit of length. It is a French word meaning “line”. It is used to measure the diameter of a button and has been used as such for centuries! Although the measurement was generally replaced with the adoption of the metric system, the term is still used to this day to measure buttons.

What is ligne?

: any of various units of measure: such as. a : a French unit for watch movements equal to 0.0888 inch. b : a Swiss unit for watches equal to 0.0802 inch.