peanut oil

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peanut oil

Postby Barb » Wed Nov 15, 2006 10:05 am

how many gallons are 35 pounds of peanut oil?
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Postby Guest » Wed Nov 15, 2006 9:28 pm

Most oils are around 7 lbs/gallon (water is 8.3) so around 5 gallons.

If you can find a precise density for peanut oil, you could improve the accuracy a little, but I'm sure it would be between 4.5-5.5, so 1 digit accuracy.
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Postby Dirtman » Mon Nov 20, 2006 1:34 am

Barb:

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 at 60º F.

35 pounds / 7.68 pounds/gallon = 4.56 gallons.

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Re: peanut oil

Postby JimS » Mon Nov 25, 2013 8:18 am

The label on a 35 pound "Catania 100% Peanut oil" container shows 17.5 liters, which translates to 4.62301091 gallons
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