## Re: How many gallons?

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• when you measure the methocel powder, it is in it s dry state, so you would measure 2 tablespoons to equazl one ounce of powder to mix into a gallon of water
Message 1 of 10 , Oct 11, 2009
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when you measure the methocel powder, it is in it's dry state, so you would measure 2 tablespoons to equazl one ounce of powder to mix into a gallon of water if that's what you are asking. Some people use grams and measure it on a little scale, but I'd have to look it up again to see how many grams equal one ounce.
HTH
Sue

PS I got some kind of message from someone in arabic, but my computer does not convert arabic to english so I couldn't answer it.
Sorry

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• Hi, All, Last night I weighed out the caragheenan I have: 8 and about 1/8th teaspoons (a tad less than 3 tablespoons) of caragheenan weighed out to one
Message 2 of 10 , Oct 12, 2009
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Hi, All,
Last night I weighed out the caragheenan I have: 8 and about 1/8th
teaspoons (a tad less than 3 tablespoons) of caragheenan weighed out to one ounce.
This amount would be added to one gallon of water. My scale is measures to
0.01 Gm, and converts to ounces or other weight systems.

In a previous note I mentioned that 1 ounce of methylcel is 3-1/2
tablespoons of the powder. This amount is put into a gallon of water, along with a
teaspoon of clear ammonia, and perhaps a teaspoon of vinegar to return the
solution to a neutral pH. I might mention that I often add a little more
ammonia, as my water is often near a pH of about 6, and the 1 teaspoon of ammonia
is not enough to raise the pH to keep the M/C in suspension.

HTH!
Caryl Hancock, Indianapolis

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