Re: The Weather and Distilling. Thanks Harry,Very interesting.
- --- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "Harry" <gnikomson2000@y...>
> --- In email@example.com, "shinershane"things
> <shinershane@y...> wrote:
> > Was courious to wheather or not anyone noticed diffrence's in the
> > their still ran according to how the weather was acting. Do
> > like the barometric pressures have any influence on where Ethanolabove
> > will cook off?
> > SS
> Hi Shane,
> At sea level, water boils at 212F. However, for every 500 feet
> sea level, water boils about at 0.9F less. At 1,000 feet,
> then, water boils at about 210.2; at 2,000 feet, about 208.4; at
> 3,000 feet, about 206.6, etc.
> In addition to this correction factor, one must correct for
> barometric pressure. At a 0-feet altitude, if the barometric
> pressure is 29.921 inches of mercury, water boils at 212F. If the
> barometer is at 29.0, the water boils at 1.53F less than the 212F
> boiling point, with the altitude factor already considered. If the
> pressure is at 30.8 inches of mercury, one must allow for an
> increase in boiling of 1.43F.
> I have posted a correction table in the files section.
> regards Harry