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How many inches of water column in 1 psi of gas pressure?

WayneWayne Member Posts: 130
I know I should know the answer,

Thanks in advance. I know someone here will have the answer in a short time.

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  • S EbelsS Ebels Member Posts: 2,322
    Roughly

    27.4 IIRC
  • Brad WhiteBrad White Member Posts: 12
    27.72 inches

    Gas pressure (natural gas) is measured in water column pressure so it really is a WC (WG) issue.

    2.31 feet per PSI x 12 inches per foot =27.72 inches
  • WayneWayne Member Posts: 130


    Thanks guys, 28 was what I was thinking, but for some reason 16 was entering into the brain. I knew I could count on the wall to help. Wayne
  • GuyGuy Member Posts: 450
    conversions

    I have found onlineconversion.com to be a terrific tool.
  • Eugene SilbersteinEugene Silberstein Member Posts: 1,380
    I Love that Number!

    When we do gas systems at the college, I teach them about the 27.7 IWC per psi and then we convert it to feet by dividing by 12 to get 2.31. This number is, magically, the number of feet of head (rise) you get per pound of pressure differential across a pump.

    Very useful stuff....

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