METRIC DESIGN GUIDE
Round Metric Dimensions
Over 95 percent of currently used building products will not be sized differently in metric
construction. Product literature and engineering data on these products should be requested
with metric dimensions.
Product literature may contain both metric and English dimensions. Since product
literature costs can be substantial, firms without metric product literature need only develop
a supplement to their existing literature. Supplements will be accepted as submittals for an
In the future, as standard international metric product sizes are developed by the
International Standards Organization (ISO) or another standards organization, more
products may undergo modification to be compatible in the world market.
Listed below are examples of standard products that can be utilized on a metric project
Filing and shelving units.
Revolving entrance doors.