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How do you convert gallons to pounds?

Postby Guest » Tue Nov 01, 2005 2:33 am

Help!! I need to convert gallons to pounds.
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Postby Guest » Wed Feb 01, 2006 8:15 pm

Gallons of what?

H2O - approx 8lbs per gallon
Petroleum Oil (motor oil) - approx 7lbs per gallon
Fuel - approx 6.4lbs per gallon


:idea: Gallons to pounds conversions for various substances are here: http://www.convert-me.com/en/convert/weight2volume

Check weight to volume conversion page of our site.
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Convert Gallons to Pounds

Postby Guest » Thu Feb 16, 2006 4:04 am

How about dry weights?

One gallon of dirt equal how many pound?

Is there a source for converting non-liquid materials such as dirt, steel etc?
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You need to know density

Postby Guest » Thu Feb 23, 2006 6:48 am

You need to know density of the material

W (weight) = d (density) * V (volume)
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Wow

Postby guest » Wed Mar 29, 2006 7:18 am

I needed to how many lbs are in a gallon when this popped up :D so I haven't really gotton the anwser yet :oops: sorry if this sounds stupid
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Re: How do you convert gallons to pounds?

Postby Guest » Tue Jul 11, 2006 4:49 am

Anonymous wrote:Help!! I need to convert gallons to pounds.


For the oil (petroleum) was it really 7lbs/ gal? If the oil that we are using is SAE W-40 x 40.9 GAL, what was its weight? Need an answer for this, thanx
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Re: How do you convert gallons to pounds?

Postby Guest » Tue Oct 10, 2006 1:22 am

Help!! I need to convert 1680 gallons of trash (contained in a 8 yd. Waste Management container) into pounds (collected).
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peanut oil

Postby Guest » Fri Oct 13, 2006 11:56 pm

How many pounds are in 35 gallons of peanut oil?
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Postby Guest » Sun Nov 19, 2006 11:03 pm

> How many pounds are in 35 gallons of peanut oil?

I think you mean, how many gallons of oil in a 35-pound container of peanut oil, as sold for frying turkeys.

You would think this would easy to find out but I found very little information!

One source said vegetable oil is 7.5 pounds a gallon, which says 35 pounds is 4.7 gallons. I found another source that said 35 pounds is 4.3 gallons. All of the containers I saw at Smart and Final were in gallons or pounds, never both.

35 pounds of water would be 4.38 gallons and oil is lighter so it's definitely more than 4.4. I am going to guess 4.6 and bet that's pretty close.[/quote]
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Re: peanut oil

Postby Dirtman » Mon Nov 20, 2006 1:01 am

Anonymous wrote:How many pounds are in 35 gallons of peanut oil?


Peanut oil has a specific gravity of 0.92 at 60º F (Source: http://www.csgnetwork.com/sgvisc.html), so peanut oil weighs 7.68 pounds a gallon.

7.68 pounds * 35 gallons = 268.8 pounds at 60º F.

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Re: How do you convert gallons to pounds?

Postby Guest » Wed May 09, 2007 11:21 pm

Anonymous wrote:
Anonymous wrote:Help!! I need to convert gallons to pounds.
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a 1.5 gallon jar can fit how many pounds of rice.[/quote]
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Re: How do you convert gallons to pounds?

Postby Guest » Mon Aug 27, 2007 3:45 am

i need to convert pounds to gallons to be specific if i have 35 pounds of something how much would that be in gallons??
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Postby Guest » Sun Sep 09, 2007 11:35 pm

Whats heaver, a pound of feathers or a ton of feathers? :lol:
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converting pounds to gallons- veg oil

Postby moe » Thu Oct 18, 2007 3:52 am

I just costed out veg oil and used the costs to figure out which of the above described gallons measurments equals my 35 pounds of oil. it came to approx. 4.6 gallons equalled my 35 pounds of oil. thanks....
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Re: How do you convert gallons to pounds?

Postby Guest » Thu Feb 14, 2008 12:03 am

Need to know how much 1.5 gallons equals to pounds
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Re: How do you convert gallons to pounds?

Postby guest who isnt a moron » Wed Feb 20, 2008 10:44 pm

Pounds is a measure of weight.

Gallons is a measure of volume.

They are not compatible units.

You need to know what material you are talking about, with its unique properties (specifically, its density) before you can start looking at volumes and weights in any kind of meaningful relationship.

WHAT are you trying to find the weight of? 1.5gallons of....?
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Postby Guest » Mon Mar 17, 2008 11:52 pm

picture this...

you have a one gallon fish tank.
you fill it with feathers, how much does it weigh???
you fill it with marbles, how much does it weigh???
you fill it with oil, water, concrete etc. how much does it weigh? a gallon is a measurement of volume and only when you know the density of an item can you know the weight per gallon.
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convert volume to gallons

Postby grhoadar » Wed Apr 16, 2008 11:43 pm

If you have a bullet tank with the following diameter (84") and it 27' long or (324"), HOW many gallons would it hold (what is the water capacity of the vessel?)
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Postby Guest » Sun May 04, 2008 2:38 am

I need to know how many feathers in a gallon of peanut oil??
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Re: convert volume to gallons

Postby Guest » Wed May 14, 2008 4:18 am

grhoadar wrote:If you have a bullet tank with the following diameter (84") and it 27' long or (324"), HOW many gallons would it hold (what is the water capacity of the vessel?)


V = (pi)r^2 x h where h is the height

Breaking down the formula

pi = 3.14159265
r^2 (radious which is 42 half the diameter of 84) = 1764
h = 324

So the formula would be
3.1459265 x 1764 = 5541.7694346 X 324 = 1795533.2968104

The above answer is in cubic inches and a gallon of water
displaces 231 cubic inches so to finish divide

1795533.2968104 by 231 you get 7772.8714147636363636363636363636 Gallons.

If you fill this tank with water it will have a weight of 64,749 lbs
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Postby guest » Sun Jun 22, 2008 7:34 am

what about gallons of jet fuel to pounds?
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Postby Dirtman » Sun Jun 22, 2008 8:07 am

What kind of jet fuel?

Jet A weighs approximately 6.84# per gallon at I.S.A but the specific gravity varies slightly with API batch to batch. The only way to know for sure is to use a hydrometer.
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converting pounds to gallons

Postby Guest » Thu Oct 23, 2008 3:22 am

How many pounds of lose corn will it take to fill a 55 gallon drum.
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Converting Pounds to Gallons

Postby guest » Fri Dec 12, 2008 4:55 am

Gallons is a measure of volume -- the amount of space something takes up, as measured by a container size. Pounds is a measure of weight -- the amount of gravity placed on the item as measure by a scale.

Materials have a different density -- or weight per volume. A gallon of peanut butter vs a gallon of milk vs a gallon of gas vs a gallon of motor oil vs. a gallon of peanut oil. They'd all take up the same space -- a gallon container, but each would weigh differently.

When someone figures the weight of an aircraft, they have to take into consideration the weight of the fuel and the weight of the oil -- which as has been mentioned are different. You can't determine the weight of trash because it depends on what's in the trash. If the trash container held plastic bags, it would hardly weigh anything. If it held gravel, it would weigh a lot.

If you cannot find a weight for the peanut oil, best best is to actually weight the product: weigh a cup or a quart or a half gallon and then use that figure to determine the weight per gallon.
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how to convert 1 1/4 gal into quarts

Postby in troubl » Mon Mar 09, 2009 11:19 pm

hlp how do i convert 1 1/14 gal into qaurts?
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Re: How do you convert gallons to pounds?

Postby Guest » Fri Mar 13, 2009 2:54 am

Anonymous wrote:Help!! I need to convert gallons to pounds.


33231 lbs to gallons
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Postby Rebekah » Sat Apr 18, 2009 10:13 pm

Anonymous wrote:I need to know how many feathers in a gallon of peanut oil??

If you have feathers in your peanut oil, it's time to switch grocery stores. :roll:
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Postby Guest » Sat May 02, 2009 9:57 pm

Anonymous wrote:Gallons of what?

H2O - approx 8lbs per gallon
Petroleum Oil (motor oil) - approx 7lbs per gallon
Fuel - approx 6.4lbs per gallon


how many pounds are in 1 gallon of milk
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Converting cubic feet to tons

Postby Guest » Fri Jun 12, 2009 9:30 pm

I have a 65x35x9 pile of rock and dirt. We are hauling this and were trying to figure out how many tons their are in this 20,475 cubic feet of rock. PLEASE HELP!
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Re: Converting cubic feet to tons

Postby Dirtman » Wed Jun 17, 2009 12:48 pm

Guest wrote:I have a 65x35x9 pile of rock and dirt. We are hauling this and were trying to figure out how many tons their are in this 20,475 cubic feet of rock. PLEASE HELP!


Industry loose weight averages for 50% rock / 50% run approximately 107.4 pcf (2900 lb/yd3), so approximately 1100 tons. Factors such as moisture content can throw this off considerably.

See http://www.unb.ca/transpo/mynet/mtv20.htm for industry averages for rock and dirt in lb/loose yd3 and kg/loose M3. Weights will vary based on composition, type of rock and moisture content but it should give you an approximation you can use to get you reasonably close.
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lbs -> gallons and gallons -> lbs

Postby Chemist » Wed Jul 22, 2009 4:01 am

There is approximately 8.33 lbs in 1 gallon
with a specific gravity of 1 (water)

To convert Gallons to Pounds, multiply the gallons by 8.33 to get LBS.
To convert Pounds to Gallons, divide the pounds by 8.33 to get Gallons.
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How do I convert a gallon of ice cream to pounds without a s

Postby erib » Thu Aug 13, 2009 7:24 am

How much does a gallon of ice cream weigh?
Thanks.
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Re: How do you convert gallons to pounds?

Postby montyhar » Wed Dec 23, 2009 2:34 pm

Hi,
I want to know how many pounds of bird seed will a 20 gallon galvanised steel trash can hold?Any feedback is appreciated.
Thanks.
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Re: How do you convert gallons to pounds?

Postby survivescotland2009 » Fri Apr 16, 2010 10:16 pm

quick question ,ehat does 55 gallons of water weigh in pounds thanks
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Re: How do you convert gallons to pounds?

Postby Dirtman » Fri Apr 16, 2010 11:16 pm

survivescotland2009 wrote:quick question ,ehat does 55 gallons of water weigh in pounds thanks


Quick answer: At 4º C (60º F), pure water weighs 8.33 lb/gal
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Re: How do you convert gallons to pounds?

Postby theoldman » Mon Oct 04, 2010 2:49 am

Guest wrote:i need to convert pounds to gallons to be specific if i have 35 pounds of something how much would that be in gallons??

There are 8.34 lbs per gallon of water
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Re: How do you convert gallons to pounds?

Postby GUEST » Thu Oct 28, 2010 1:22 am

You can take 8.33 and multiply by the gallon size then multiply by the specific gravity. For Example: 8.33 X 1 gallon X SG1.0047 = 8.37 lbs in one gallon
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Re: How do you convert gallons to pounds?

Postby dogowner » Sun Oct 31, 2010 9:35 am

I want to store a large amount of dogfood in a big plastic container which is labeled by gallons...about what gallon size tub do I need for a 44 lb bag?
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Re:convert

Postby bobbi » Wed Jun 29, 2011 5:18 am

Guest wrote:Gallons of what?

H2O - approx 8lbs per gallon
Petroleum Oil (motor oil) - approx 7lbs per gallon
Fuel - approx 6.4lbs per gallon

how much ice does 1 gallon of water make
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Re: how to convert 1 1/4 gal into quarts

Postby ason » Tue Oct 11, 2011 3:09 am

in troubl wrote:hlp how do i convert 1 1/14 gal into qaurts?

Each quart is one "quart"er of a gallon. Therefore a gallon has four quarters or quarts and the 1/4 gallon is also a quart so you have 5 quarts of volumn.
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Re: How do you convert gallons to pounds?

Postby marsrat » Thu Nov 03, 2011 7:57 am

5 quarts times five will give you the pounds.
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Re: How do you convert gallons to pounds?

Postby nancymobley73 » Wed Dec 28, 2011 8:26 pm

survivescotland2009 wrote:quick question ,ehat does 55 gallons of water weigh in pounds thanks


One gallon of distilled water weighs approx 8.32 lbs.
So multiply by 55 = 457.6lbs
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Re: How do you convert gallons to pounds?

Postby ChristinaLogan » Fri Jan 20, 2012 6:16 pm

I think the question has to be qualified first. As to what gallons and as to what pounds referred to. But to cut the long story short,
Dirtman wrote:At 4º C (60º F), pure water weighs 8.33 lb/gal
As quoted, maybe the best quick answer for that. Whatever is the qualification for that question.
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Re: How do you convert gallons to pounds?

Postby Monica » Tue Jan 31, 2012 4:10 pm

Guest wrote:Help!! I need to convert gallons to pounds.

Hi,
First of all you should tell exactly that you are talking about which thing? That is gallons and pounds of what? Of water? Of oil? Of milk? Of petrol?
Thanks!
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Re: How do you convert gallons to pounds?

Postby Golden » Wed Feb 01, 2012 3:29 am

Hi,
I hope all of you will be fine here...!I want to to explain you via giving some examples. I hope you'll get benefit from these examples:
1 liquid US gallon of water = 8.35 pounds
1 gallon UK of water = 10 pounds
1 liquid gallon of honey = 10.85 pounds
1 dry gallon of wheat flour = 4.9 pounds
1 gallon of air = about 0,01 pound
Thanks!
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Re: How do you convert gallons to pounds?

Postby Guest » Wed Feb 15, 2012 2:47 am

But how many dry gallons of UK water are in feathers (per pound)?
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