One cubic inch of aluminum weighs 1.56 ounces. The metal sinks in water, but it is still relatively lightweight. The density of aluminum is 2.7 grams per milliliter. Aluminum is used as a metal foil, a conductor of electricity and in the construction of airplane fuselages.
Continue ReadingAluminum is produced from bauxite, a mineral found mostly in Australia, Guinea, Brazil, India, Russia and Surinam. Aluminum oxide is extracted from bauxite and then turned into pure aluminum through electrolyzation with cryonite, a process whereby aluminum is reduced in a solution of ions with an electric current. This process occurs at 1,742 degrees Fahrenheit.
Learn more about MeasurementsA steel plate with a thickness of three-sixteenths of an inch weighs 7.65 pounds per square foot. Steel plate sheets with this thickness typically measure 10 feet wide by 40 feet long and weigh 3,060 pounds, or 1.53 short tons.
Full Answer >To find 7/8 of an inch on a ruler, begin with the very first line and count 14 lines. The 14th line demarcates 7/8 of an inch.
Full Answer >One inch of water, as measured using a pressure gauge at four degrees Celsius, is equivalent to 0.036127291827 pounds per square inch (PSI). This conversion can be found at OnlineConversion.com.
Full Answer >There are 16 1/16s of an inch in one inch. Dividing one by 1/16 gives the answer 16. Dividing fractions requires multiplying the divisor by the reciprocal of the dividend, so dividing one by 1/16 is the same as multiplying one by 16.
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