Encyclopedic Dictionary of Polymers

2011 Edition
| Editors: Jan W. Gooch

Bulking Value

  • Jan W. Gooch
Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4419-6247-8_1666

n Reciprocal of apparent density. Solid volume of a unit weight of material, usually expressed as gallons per pound or l/kg. For practical purposes this is 0.120 divided by the specific gravity (ASTM). Syn:  Specific Volume. Also called Specific Volume.

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  • Jan W. Gooch
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  1. 1.AtlantaUSA