Category Archives: Freeze

Oil Freezing Temperature

Oil freezes -18 Celcius (motor oil), diesel -30 C, Cuide Oil -31 F (-35 C) Kind of temperatures you’ll get with dry ice (-78°C) or even liquid nitrogen (-196°C) Olive oil: 6C (refrigerator temp) Sunflower oil: 17C Aviation gasoline: -60C … Continue reading

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Subsea Sea Water

Seawater is denser than fresh water because of the salts’ added mass. The freezing point of sea water is about -2 ºC. Deep in the ocean, under high pressure, seawater can reach a density of 1,050 kg•m−3 or higher. From … Continue reading

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Freezing Point of Salt Water

Generally, the freeing point of salt water is -2 ºC. H2O (water): 18.018 g/mol NaCL (salt): 58.443 g/mol Sea water is denser than freshwater Sea Water on average has a salinity of about 3.5% Weighted average of the molecular weight: … Continue reading

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Stop the BP Oil Leak

The BP Oil spill is a tragedy on an epic scale.  The lack of any adequate resolution is a wake up call to the world of the trouble humans are capable of getting themselves in. My solution is to use … Continue reading

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