Encyclopedic Dictionary of Polymers

2011 Edition
| Editors: Jan W. Gooch

Weight-Per-Gallon Cup

  • Jan W. Gooch
Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4419-6247-8_12773

Essentially, a metal (less fragile than glass) pycnometer to simplify computations; the popular size holds 83.2 g of water at 77°F (25°C) or 100 g for the Imperial gallon, so that multiplying the weight of the contents by 0.1 represents the density expressed in pounds per gallon.

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  • Jan W. Gooch
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  1. 1.AtlantaUSA