PROPANE POUNDS CONVERTED TO GALLONS

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PROPANE POUNDS CONVERTED TO GALLONS

Postby Guest » Fri Sep 24, 2004 1:11 am

CAN ANYONE TELL ME THE FORMULA FOR FIGURING OUT HOW MANY GALLONS OF PROPANE WOULD BE IN A GIVEN (30LB, I.E.) CYLINDER
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Re: PROPANE POUNDS CONVERTED TO GALLONS

Postby Knight » Fri Sep 24, 2004 5:08 am

Anonymous wrote:CAN ANYONE TELL ME THE FORMULA FOR FIGURING OUT HOW MANY GALLONS OF PROPANE WOULD BE IN A GIVEN (30LB, I.E.) CYLINDER

Propane has a specific gravity of 0.588 grams per cc.

A 20 lb tank would be 9072 grams. dividing that by 0.588 g/cc would give us 15,429 ccs. Converting 15,429 ccs to gallons gives us 4 gallons.
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