# Estimating Guide

Measuring Surface Area
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Estimating Guide Measuring Surface Area Calculating Paint Need .

Estimating Guide Measuring Surface Area Calculating Paint Need .

Estimating Guide Measuring Surface Area Calculating Paint Need .

Estimating Guide Measuring Surface Area Calculating Paint Need .

8 mils WFT .8 mils DFT / 35% volume solids = 8 mils WFT How to calculate DFT to WFT (thinned 10%) DFT x (1 + % thinner by volume) / volume solids = WFT Example: DFT x110% = 3.8 mils DFT How to calculate WFT to DFT (thinned 10%) WFT x (volume solids / 1 + % thinner by volume) = DFT Example: 8 mils WFT x (35% (VS) / 110% = 32% (VS)) = 2.8 Conversion from Degrees Celsius to Degrees Fahrenheit Fahrenheit temperatures are computed using F = 1.8C + 32 Theoretical Spreading Rates % Vol Solids 30 35 40 45 50 55 60 65 70 72 74 76 78 80 82 84 86 88 90 92 94 96 98 100 1 mil 481 561 642 722 802 882 962 1043 1123 1155 1187 1219 1251 1283 1315 1347 1379 1412 1444 1476 1508 1540 1572 1604 2 mils 241 281 321 361 401 441 481 521 561 527 593 610 626 642 658 674 690 706 722 738 754 770 786 802 Dry Film Thickness DFT 3 mils 4 mils 5 mils 6 mils 160 187 214 241 267 294 321 348 374 385 396 406 417 428 438 449 460 471 481 492 503 513 524 535 120 140 160 180 201 221 241 261 281 289 297 305 313 321 329 337 345 353 361 369 377 385 393 401 96 112 128 144 160 176 192 209 225 231 237 244 250 257 263 269 276 282 289 295 302 308 314 321 80 94 107 120 134 147 160 174 187 192 198 203 209 214 219 225 230 235 241 246 251 257 262 267 8 mils 60 70 80 90 100 110 120 130 140 144 148 152 156 160 164 168 172 176 180 184 188 192 196 201 10 mils 48 56 64 72 80 88 96 104 112 115 119 122 125 128 132 135 138 141 144 148 151 154 157 160 Table values were computed from the following formula (1604 = A 100% volume solids product applied at 1 mil) 1604 x volume solids (VS) / dry film thickeness (DFT) in mils Example: 1604 x 35% (VS) = 561 / 2 mils DFT = 281 ft2/gal Relationship of WFT (Wet Film Thickness) to DFT (Dry Film Thickness) (unthinned and thinned) How to calculate WFT to DFT (unthinned) WFT x volume solids = DFT Example: 8 mils WFT x 35% volume solids = 2.08 / 35% volume solids = 8.Technical Bulletin Calculation/Conversion Chart Conversion from Degrees Fahrenheit to Degrees Celsius Celsius temperatures are computed using F – 32 1.5 mils DFT How to calculate DFT to WFT (unthinned) DFT / volume solids = WFT Example: 2.

Gals 1 Barrel of oil to U. Metres Multiply by .196 To Convert Sq. Metres Cu.6 .S. Yards to Cu.220 . per gal @ 1 mil \$14.155 10.0163 61.S.76 .0610 .50 per gal / 281 = \$0.K. Pint Multiply by 2.S.0929 .4536 2.5396 .S.3937 . Inches to Litres Litres to Cu.159 3 teaspoons = 1 tablespoon ½ tablespoon = 1 ½ teaspoons 4 tablespoons = ¼ cup 5 1/3 tablespoons = 1/3 cup 10 2/3 tablespoons = 2/3 cup 12 tablespoons = ¾ cup 1 cup = ½ pint 2 cups = 1 pint 8 quarts = 1 peck 1 tablespoon = 3 teaspoons 8 tablespoons = ½ cup 16 tablespoons = 1 cup 2 pints = 1 quart 4 pecks = 1 bushel .0022 . Yards A dash (liquid)= a few drops 2 tablespoons = 1 fluid oz 8 tablespoons = 4 fluid oz 1 cup = 8 oz 4 quartz = 1 gallon Multiply by . Inches Gallons to Litres Litres to Gallons U. Ft Sq. Gals 1 Barrel of oil to U.568 .5399 6. metres to Sq. Metres to Sq. ft.K.3048 3. Inches to Cu Centimetres Cu. ft.6214 . ft.97 .Cost per mil sq.308 .452 . Metres Cu. per gal \$14.471 16. Miles Acres to Hectares Hectares to Acres Cu. Pint to U. ft.0009 2.43 28. Gals 1 Barrel of oil to Cu. Metres to Cu.8327 6. Kilometres Sq. 34.094 1.172 42.0648 15.546 . Metres Sq.05160 per sq. Inches Sq. ft.609 .02584 per sq.7646 1.205 1016 .50 per gal / 561 = \$0.3861 . Centimetres Sq. Conversion/Calculation Tables To Convert Inches to Centimeters Centimetres to Inches Feet to Metres Metres to Feet Yards to Metres Metres to Yards Miles to Kilometres Kilometres to Miles K’metres to nautical Miles (UK) K’metres to Nautical Miles (Int) Sq.0283 35.S.4047 2. Feet Cu.S.0352 453. Feet to Sq.8361 1. Gals Cu.6616 To Convert Grains to Grams Grams to Grains Ounces to Grams Grams to Ounces Pounds to Grams Grams to Pounds Pounds to Kilograms Kilograms to Pounds Tons to Kilograms Kilograms to Tons Litres to U.39 . ft. Miles to Sq. Gal to U.59 . at 1 mil Cost calculated @ 2 mil recommended DFT 1604 x 35% = 561 sq. Inches to Sq. Centimeters to Cu. Metres to U. Centimetres to Sq.9144 1. Pints Litres to U. Feet to Cu. Kilometres to Sq. Yards Cu. Pint U. Inches Cu.2642 264.50 per gallon 1604 x 35% volume solids = 561 sq. Metres Sq.K. / 2 mils = 281 sq.1134 .35 . @ \$14.03 4.31 . Yards to Sq.281 . Metres to Cu.