The Bessemer Manual of Gasoline Recovery by the Compression Method

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Bessemen Gas Engine Company, 1920 - Gasoline - 155 pages
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Page 121 - CUBIC MEASURE 1728 cubic inches = 1 cubic foot 27 cubic feet = 1 cubic yard...
Page 120 - Dry Measure. — 2 pints = 1 quart; 8 quarts = 1 peck; 4 pecks = 1 bushel. Liquid Measure. — 4 gills = 1 pint; 2 pints = 1 quart; 4 quarts = 1 gallon; 31| gallons = 1 barrel; 2 barrels = 1 hogshead. Long Measure. — 12 inches = 1 foot; 3 feet...
Page 128 - In tank cars complying with Master Car Builders' specifications provided the vapor tension of the inflammable liquid corresponding to a temperature of 100 F. does not exceed 10 pounds per square inch. A tank car must not be used for shipping inflammable liquids with flash point lower than 20 F., unless it has been tested with cold-water pressure of 60 pounds per square inch and stenciled as required by Master Car Builders...
Page 131 - Shipping Container Specification No. 5; or in special insulated tank cars approved for this service by the Master Car Builders
Page 123 - A simple rule for ascertaining transmitting power of belting, without first computing speed per minute that it travels, is as follows: Multiply diameter of pulley in inches by its number of revolutions per minute, and this product by width of the belt in inches; divide this product by 3300 for single belting, or by 2100 for double belting...
Page 98 - Sodium plumbite (doctor solution) .—Dissolve approximately 125 g of sodium hydroxide (NaOH) in 1 liter of distilled water. Add 60 g of litharge (PbO) and shake vigorously for 15 minutes or let stand with occasional shaking for at least a day. Allow to settle and decant or siphon off the clear liquid. Filtration through a mat of asbestos may be employed if the solution does not settle clear. The solution should be kept in a tightly corked bottle and should be refiltered before use if not perfectly...
Page 120 - Circular Measure 60 seconds • -• 1 minute 60 minutes = 1 degree 90 degrees •
Page 98 - ... sour." If the sample remains unchanged in color, and if the sulphur film is bright yellow or only slightly discolored with gray or flecked with black, the test shall be reported negative and the sample considered "sweet.
Page 132 - ... inches on each side, and bearing in red and black letters the following inscription, must be securely attached to each outside end and to each side door of a box or stock car containing one or more packages protected by the red or the yellow diamond label, and to each side and end of a tank car containing an inflammableliquid: NOTE.
Page 132 - A placard of diamond shape, printed on strong, thin, white paper for pasting on tank cars, and on strong tag board for tacking to wooden cars or to wooden boards of suitable size attached for this purpose to metal box cars or tank cars, measuring...

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