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Dilution Chart

Dilution Ration
1 to 4
1 to 5
1 to 10
1 to 12
1 to 15
1 to 20
1 to 32
1 to 40
1 to 50
1 to 60
1 to 64
1 to 100
1 to 128
1 to 256
Oz. Per Gal
32
26
12
10
8
6
4
3
2 1/2
2
2
1
1
1/2

To Determine

Cost To Use:

Divide dilution into cost per gallon

Examples:

  1. 1: 256 dilution selling at
    $12.30 per gallon:
    $12.30 / 257 = .048 or
    4.8¢ per gallon
  2. 1:10 dilution selling at $4.00
    per gallon: $4.00 / 11 = .36
    per dilute gal.

Ounces Per Gallon:

Divide dilution ratio into 128

Examples:

  1. 1:85 dilution
    128 / 85 = 1.5
    Answer = 1.5 ounces per gal.

Dilution Ratio:

Divide ounces per gallon into 128

Example:

  1. 1 1/2 oz, per gallon dilution
    128 / 1.5 = 85
    answer = 1:85 dilution ratio

Note:
It is necessary to first convert
dilution to ounces for one gallon.

Example: Dilution is 10 ounces
per 5 gallons. Divide 10 by 5
(10/5 = 2) Answer: two ounces
per gallon. Now divide the ounces
per gallon into 128 (128 / 2 = 64).
Answer: use dilution is 1:64.

Parts Per Million (P.P.M.) Of
Active Disinfectant In Various
Use-Dilution Ratios:

Multiply percentage of active
disinfectant times 10,000, and divide
by use - dilution rate

% active x 10,000
dilution rate

Examples:

Given active percentage if 4.5%.

  1. At 1:256 (1/2 oz. per gallon)
    (4.5 x 10,000) / 256 = 176
    ppm active
  2. At 1:128 (1 oz. per gallon)
    (4.5 x 10,000) / 128 = 352
    ppm active

U.S. Volume Equivalents

One Gallon
4 quarts
8 pints
16 cups
128 ounces

One Cup
8 ounces
 
One Tablespoon
3 teaspoons

One Pint
2 cups
16 ounces

One Ounce
2 tablespoons
6 teaspoons
 
One Quart
2 pints
4 cups
32 ounces

Metric Volume Equivalents

3 teaspoons =
8 tablespoons =
16 tablespoons =
1 fluid ounce =
8 fluid ounces =
16 fluid ounces =
32 fluid ounces =
128 fluid ounces =

1 tablespoon
1/2 cup
1 cup
2 tablespoons
1 cup
2 cups or 1 pint
4 cups or 1 quart
1 gallon
= 15 ml
= 118 ml
= 237 ml
= 30 ml
= 237 ml
= 473 ml
= 946 ml
= 3.8 liters

 

Temperature Conversions

°F = 9/5 (°C) + 32
°C = 5/9 (°F-32)

This information is presented based on our research which we believe to be correct although it may be biases. No guarantee is expressed or implied. Please provide your own evaluation prior to drawing any conclusions. This information is provided by Michco. © 1997 by Michco all rights reserved. Do not duplicate without written permission.

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