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 What is specific gravity?

Answer Specific gravity is the measurement of relative density obtained by comparison of an object to a base substance of the same volume.WaterWater is the standard to use for measuring specific gravity. ... Read More »
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Specific Gravity Vs. API Gravity of Hydraulic Oil?

Specific gravity and API gravity are both measurements of density. They both can be used to measure the gravity of a fluid, such as hydraulic oil, in the same way that miles or kilometers can both ... Read More »
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What is the specific gravity of oil?

Specific gravity is the physical property of a substance that compares its heaviness to the heaviness of water. Specific gravity is the same in both the metric and English system.Specific Gravity v... Read More »
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What is the specific gravity of air?

Specific gravity is a comparison between the density of a substance and the density of a reference substance. For gases, specific gravity compares the density of the gas to the density of air. Air,... Read More »
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What is specific gravity used for?

According to Mike Strickler, a geology professor at the University of Oregon, specific gravity is the density of a substance divided by the density of water. Geologists often use it to distinguish ... Read More »
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