Convert pounds per gallon (lb/gal) to kilograms per liter (kg/L) with this simple and effective online tool. This converter is designed for quick and accurate conversions, perfect for applications in various industries such as chemistry, engineering, and fluid measurements. The tool allows for automatic conversion in both directions, so you can convert from pounds per gallon to kilograms per liter and vice versa effortlessly.

## Pounds per Gallon to Kilograms per Liter Converter

This converter automatically converts between pounds per gallon (lb/gal) and kilograms per liter (kg/L) both ways.

## How to Use the Converter

To use the pounds per gallon to kilograms per liter converter, simply enter the value in pounds per gallon (lb/gal) into the provided input field. The corresponding value in kilograms per liter (kg/L) will be automatically calculated and displayed. Similarly, if you need to convert kilograms per liter to pounds per gallon, input the value in the kilograms per liter field, and the equivalent in pounds per gallon will be shown.

## Formula Used

The conversion formula used to convert pounds per gallon to kilograms per liter is:

Kilograms per Liter (kg/L) = Pounds per Gallon (lb/gal) Ã— 0.1198264

For the reverse conversion, divide the kilograms per liter by 0.1198264 to get the value in pounds per gallon.

## Precalculated Values

Here are some common real-world conversions for reference:

• 1 lb/gal = 0.1198 kg/L (Approximate density of some oils)
• 8.34 lb/gal = 1 kg/L (Density of water at 4Â°C)
• 5 lb/gal = 0.5991 kg/L (Light fuel oil)
• 10 lb/gal = 1.1983 kg/L (Molasses)
• 12 lb/gal = 1.4379 kg/L (Glycerin)
• 15 lb/gal = 1.7974 kg/L (Concentrated brine)
• 18 lb/gal = 2.157 kg/L (Corn syrup)

Concentrated brine and corn syrup

## Facts

The measurement of fluid density is crucial in various fields, particularly in industries dealing with liquids like fuel, chemicals, and even beverages. The pound per gallon (lb/gal) is a unit used primarily in the United States, where the imperial system is still in use. In contrast, the kilogram per liter (kg/L) is widely used in countries that have adopted the metric system. Knowing how to convert between these units is essential for ensuring accurate fluid measurements, especially in global trade and scientific research.