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Postby pily » Tue Feb 28, 2006 11:58 pm

how do i convert 2200 gallons of oil into a ton?

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Postby Guest » Tue Feb 28, 2006 11:59 pm

pily wrote:how do i convert 2200 gallons of oil into a ton?

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Postby Guest » Wed Mar 01, 2006 4:23 am

pily wrote:how do i convert 2200 gallons of oil into a ton?

Different oil products have different density, ranging from about 6 lb/gallon for gasoline, up to 8 lb/gallon for heavy fuel and lubricating oil, so you have to find a good density figure.

Using a density of 7 lb/gallon, only as an example:

7 lb/gallon x 2200 gallons x 1 ton/2000 lb = 7.7 ton.

I assumed US gallons and tons, Imperial are different.

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