The specific gravity of diesel fuel oil varies between 0.81 to 0.96. Specific gravity of diesel fuel oil is recorded at 15.6 degree centigrade. More » Science Physics

To convert from specific gravity to API, divide 141.5 by the specific gravity, then subtract 131.5. The specific gravity that should be used is that from oil at sixty degrees Fahrenheit. The 141.5 comes from the old Baum... More » Science Measurements

Examples of specific gravities of common liquids at 25 degrees Fahrenheit include 1.052 for acetic acid or vinegar, 0.826 for ammonia, 1.100 for ethylene glycol, 0.871 for turpentine, and 1.028 for sea water. All the spe... More » Science Physics Motion & Mechanics
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