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Needle Size Conversions

Acupuncture Needles are often packaged using varying styles of size widths and lengths. We have provided some conversions in the charts below to help you better understand the different styles of sizing you may come across while shopping. You're welcome to  contact us if you need help finding the correct size for you.

 

 CHINESE LENGTH 

 KOREAN/JAPANESE 

          LENGTH

 ACTUAL SIZE 
 (INCHES) 
7mm * 1/4"
13mm 15mm 1/2"
25mm 30mm 1"
40mm 40mm 1 ½"
50mm 50mm 2"
60mm 60mm 2½"
75mm * 3"
100mm * 4"
125mm * 5"
150mm * 6"

 

 CHINESE GAUGE 

 KOREAN/JAPANESE 

          GAUGE

 ACTUAL SIZE 
 (MILLIMETER) 

 -

00

.12

 -

0

.14

40

1

.16

38

2

.18

36

3

.20

34

-

.22

32

5

.25

30

8

.30

28

-

.35