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Unregistered
10-01-2009, 11:46 AM
I need to convert a price per dry ton of liquid caustic soda to a price per gallon of liquid caustic soda. How would i do this?

For example: my customer is quoted a price for Liquid caustic soda of \$390/dry ton. He wants the price as a price per gallon. How do i do this?

JohnS
10-01-2009, 03:50 PM
I need to convert a price per dry ton of liquid caustic soda to a price per gallon of liquid caustic soda. How would i do this?

For example: my customer is quoted a price for Liquid caustic soda of \$390/dry ton. He wants the price as a price per gallon. How do i do this?

You would have to know the density of the solution and the percent by weight concentration of caustic soda. The two together would let you calculate the equivalent dry weight of caustic soda in a gallon of solution. The density (and volume) would be a function of temperature; you'd have to agree on a standard temperature reference.

Unregistered
07-02-2010, 06:28 PM
hello !

I also have a problem of Liquid Caustic Soda-50% , I do not understand the meaning of DMT ?

Did you know ?

Thanks !

JohnS
07-03-2010, 03:42 AM
hello !

I also have a problem of Liquid Caustic Soda-50% , I do not understand the meaning of DMT ?

Did you know ?

Thanks !

It stands for dry metric ton (or tonne). If you bought 2 t of the liquid 50% solution, it would contain 2 x 0.5 = 1 t of caustic soda, dry weight. It is a way of comparing pricing on different strength solutions.

I found it explicitly defined here:
http://www.icis.com/v2/chemicals/9075188/caustic-soda/pricing.html
In the US, you may also encounter DST which is dry short ton (2000 lb)

Ali
05-01-2012, 03:16 AM
how to gram per liter of 50 baume liquid caustic and how to density.

Unregistered
04-15-2013, 05:45 AM
I HAVE 994.124 LMT OF CAUSTIC SODA, WHAT IS THE EQUIVALENT IN DMT.