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Weights and Measures

ABBREVIATIONS
mg = milligram = 1/1000 gram g = gram
kg = kilogram = 1000 grams ml = milliliter = 1/1000 liter
l = liter
mg/l = milligrams per liter oz = ounce
lb = pound gal = gallon
tsp. = teaspoon (level)
ppm = parts per million
 
 
CONVERSION FACTORS
1 ml of wine = 1 gram
1 oz = 28.4 grams
1 fluid oz = 29.6 ml
1 g = 0.035 ounce
1 lb = 454 grams
1 lb = 16 oz
1 kg = 2.2 pounds
1 gal = 3.8 liters
100 l = 26.4 gallons
 
 
EQUIVALENTS
1 mg per liter = 1 ppm
1 g per liter = 1000 mg/l
1 g per gallon = 263 mg/l
1 g per 5 gallons = 52 mg/l
 
 
SULFUR DIOXIDE DOSES
1 gram sulfite per gallon = 150 mg/l
1 gram sulfite per 5 gallons = 31 mg/l
1 tsp  sulfite per 5 gallons = 170 mg/l
2 tsp sulfite per 5 gallons = 87 mg/l
1/4 tsp sulfite per 5 gallons = 43 mg/l
1/8 tsp sulfite per 5 gallons = 22 mg/l
 
 
FINING DOSE RATES
 
1 lb per 1000 gallons = 0.5 gram/gal
2 lbs per 1000 gallons = 1 gram/gal
4 lbs per 1000 gallons = 2 gram/gal
6 lbs per 1000 gallons = 3 gram/gal
8 lbs per 1000 gallons = 4 gram/gal
 
 
EQUIVALENT DRY VOLUME -WEIGHTS
AAA Charcole--1 tsp =1.5grams
Acid Blend--1 tsp =5.1grams
Ascorbic Acid--1 tsp =4.2grams
Bentonite--1 tsp =3.4grams
Calcium Carbonate--1 tsp =2.6grams
Citric Acid--1 tsp =4.9grams
Diammonium Phosphate--1 tsp =4.9grams
Gelatin--1 tsp =3.3grams
Malic Acid--1 tsp =4.6grams
Pectic Enzyme--1 tsp =4grams
Potassium Bicarbonate--1 tsp =3.3grams
Potassium Metabisulfate--1 tsp =6.1grams
Sparkolloid--1 tsp =1.1grams
Tannin--1 tsp =2.8grams
Tartaric Acid--1 tsp =5grams
Yeast Hulls--1 tsp =2.8grams

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