Volume correction factors—liquefied petroleum gas or propane at 505 kg/m3

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Original – 01 Aug 2019

Density at 15 °C = 505 kg/m3 (derived from table ASTM-IP 54, 1986)
Refer to bulletin V-18 for more information on product classes.

This table shows the correction for the effects of temperature on the liquid. This correction is normally referred to as Ctl.

Volume correction factors to 15 °C for use with liquefied petroleum gas or propane at 505 kg/m3
Temperature °C 0.00 0.10 0.20 0.30 0.40 0.50 0.60 0.70 0.80 0.90
−40 1.1430 - - - - - - - - -
−39 1.1407 1.1409 1.1411 1.1414 1.1416 1.1418 1.1421 1.1423 1.1425 1.1428
−38 1.1383 1.1385 1.1388 1.1390 1.1392 1.1395 1.1397 1.1399 1.1402 1.1404
−37 1.1359 1.1362 1.1364 1.1366 1.1369 1.1371 1.1373 1.1376 1.1378 1.1381
−36 1.1335 1.1338 1.1340 1.1343 1.1345 1.1347 1.1350 1.1352 1.1354 1.1357
−35 1.1312 1.1314 1.1316 1.1319 1.1321 1.1323 1.1326 1.1328 1.1331 1.1333
−34 1.1288 1.1290 1.1292 1.1295 1.1297 1.1300 1.1302 1.1304 1.1307 1.1309
−33 1.1264 1.1266 1.1268 1.1271 1.1273 1.1276 1.1278 1.1280 1.1283 1.1285
−32 1.1240 1.1242 1.1244 1.1247 1.1249 1.1252 1.1254 1.1256 1.1259 1.1261
−31 1.1215 1.1218 1.1220 1.1223 1.1225 1.1228 1.1230 1.1232 1.1235 1.1237
−30 1.1191 1.1194 1.1196 1.1199 1.1201 1.1203 1.1206 1.1208 1.1211 1.1213
−29 1.1167 1.1169 1.1172 1.1174 1.1177 1.1179 1.1182 1.1184 1.1186 1.1189
−28 1.1143 1.1145 1.1148 1.1150 1.1152 1.1155 1.1157 1.1160 1.1162 1.1165
−27 1.1118 1.1121 1.1123 1.1126 1.1128 1.1130 1.1133 1.1135 1.1138 1.1140
−26 1.1094 1.1096 1.1099 1.1101 1.1103 1.1106 1.1108 1.1111 1.1113 1.1116
−25 1.1069 1.1072 1.1074 1.1076 1.1079 1.1081 1.1084 1.1086 1.1089 1.1091
−24 1.1044 1.1047 1.1049 1.1052 1.1054 1.1057 1.1059 1.1062 1.1064 1.1067
−23 1.1020 1.1022 1.1025 1.1027 1.1030 1.1032 1.1034 1.1037 1.1039 1.1042
−22 1.0995 1.0997 1.1000 1.1002 1.1005 1.1007 1.1010 1.1012 1.1015 1.1017
−21 1.0970 1.0972 1.0975 1.0977 1.0980 1.0982 1.0985 1.0987 1.0990 1.0992
−20 1.0945 1.0947 1.0950 1.0952 1.0955 1.0957 1.0960 1.0962 1.0965 1.0967
−19 1.0920 1.0922 1.0925 1.0927 1.0930 1.0932 1.0935 1.0937 1.0940 1.0942
−18 1.0894 1.0897 1.0899 1.0902 1.0905 1.0907 1.0910 1.0912 1.0915 1.0917
−17 1.0869 1.0872 1.0874 1.0877 1.0879 1.0882 1.0884 1.0887 1.0889 1.0892
−16 1.0844 1.0846 1.0849 1.0851 1.0854 1.0856 1.0859 1.0862 1.0864 1.0867
−15 1.0818 1.0821 1.0823 1.0826 1.0828 1.0831 1.0834 1.0836 1.0839 1.0841
−14 1.0793 1.0795 1.0798 1.0800 1.0803 1.0805 1.0808 1.0811 1.0813 1.0816
−13 1.0767 1.0770 1.0772 1.0775 1.0777 1.0780 1.0782 1.0785 1.0788 1.0790
−12 1.0741 1.0744 1.0746 1.0749 1.0751 1.0754 1.0757 1.0759 1.0762 1.0764
−11 1.0715 1.0718 1.0720 1.0723 1.0726 1.0728 1.0731 1.0733 1.0736 1.0739
−10 1.0689 1.0692 1.0694 1.0697 1.0700 1.0702 1.0705 1.0707 1.0710 1.0713
−9 1.0663 1.0666 1.0668 1.0671 1.0674 1.0676 1.0679 1.0681 1.0684 1.0687
−8 1.0637 1.0640 1.0642 1.0645 1.0647 1.0650 1.0653 1.0655 1.0658 1.0661
−7 1.0611 1.0613 1.0616 1.0619 1.0621 1.0624 1.0626 1.0629 1.0632 1.0634
−6 1.0584 1.0587 1.0590 1.0592 1.0595 1.0597 1.0600 1.0603 1.0605 1.0608
−5 1.0558 1.0560 1.0563 1.0566 1.0568 1.0571 1.0574 1.0576 1.0579 1.0582
−4 1.0531 1.0534 1.0536 1.0539 1.0542 1.0544 1.0547 1.0550 1.0552 1.0555
−3 1.0504 1.0507 1.0510 1.0512 1.0515 1.0518 1.0520 1.0523 1.0526 1.0528
−2 1.0477 1.0480 1.0483 1.0485 1.0488 1.0491 1.0494 1.0496 1.0499 1.0502
−1 1.0450 1.0453 1.0456 1.0459 1.0461 1.0464 1.0467 1.0469 1.0472 1.0475
−0 1.0423 1.0426 1.0429 1.0431 1.0434 1.0437 1.0440 1.0442 1.0445 1.0448
0 1.0423 1.0421 1.0418 1.0415 1.0412 1.0410 1.0407 1.0404 1.0401 1.0399
1 1.0396 1.0393 1.0391 1.0388 1.0385 1.0382 1.0380 1.0377 1.0374 1.0371
2 1.0369 1.0366 1.0363 1.0360 1.0358 1.0355 1.0352 1.0349 1.0347 1.0344
3 1.0341 1.0338 1.0336 1.0333 1.0330 1.0327 1.0325 1.0322 1.0319 1.0316
4 1.0314 1.0311 1.0308 1.0305 1.0302 1.0300 1.0297 1.0294 1.0291 1.0289
5 1.0286 1.0283 1.0280 1.0277 1.0275 1.0272 1.0269 1.0266 1.0263 1.0261
6 1.0258 1.0255 1.0252 1.0249 1.0247 1.0244 1.0241 1.0238 1.0235 1.0233
7 1.0230 1.0227 1.0224 1.0221 1.0219 1.0216 1.0213 1.0210 1.0207 1.0204
8 1.0202 1.0199 1.0196 1.0193 1.0190 1.0187 1.0185 1.0182 1.0179 1.0176
9 1.0173 1.0170 1.0168 1.0165 1.0162 1.0159 1.0156 1.0153 1.0150 1.0148
10 1.0145 1.0142 1.0139 1.0136 1.0133 1.0130 1.0128 1.0125 1.0122 1.0119
11 1.0116 1.0113 1.0110 1.0107 1.0105 1.0102 1.0099 1.0096 1.0093 1.0090
12 1.0087 1.0084 1.0082 1.0079 1.0076 1.0073 1.0070 1.0067 1.0064 1.0061
13 1.0058 1.0055 1.0053 1.0050 1.0047 1.0044 1.0041 1.0038 1.0035 1.0032
14 1.0029 1.0026 1.0023 1.0021 1.0018 1.0015 1.0012 1.0009 1.0006 1.0003
15 1.0000 0.9997 0.9994 0.9991 0.9988 0.9985 0.9982 0.9979 0.9976 0.9974
16 0.9971 0.9968 0.9965 0.9962 0.9959 0.9956 0.9953 0.9950 0.9947 0.9944
17 0.9941 0.9938 0.9935 0.9932 0.9929 0.9926 0.9923 0.9920 0.9917 0.9914
18 0.9911 0.9908 0.9905 0.9902 0.9899 0.9896 0.9893 0.9890 0.9887 0.9884
19 0.9881 0.9878 0.9875 0.9872 0.9869 0.9866 0.9863 0.9860 0.9857 0.9854
20 0.9851 0.9848 0.9845 0.9842 0.9839 0.9836 0.9833 0.9830 0.9827 0.9824
21 0.9821 0.9818 0.9815 0.9812 0.9809 0.9805 0.9802 0.9799 0.9796 0.9793
22 0.9790 0.9787 0.9784 0.9781 0.9778 0.9775 0.9772 0.9769 0.9766 0.9763
23 0.9760 0.9756 0.9753 0.9750 0.9747 0.9744 0.9741 0.9738 0.9735 0.9732
24 0.9729 0.9725 0.9722 0.9719 0.9716 0.9713 0.9710 0.9707 0.9704 0.9701
25 0.9697 0.9694 0.9691 0.9688 0.9685 0.9682 0.9679 0.9676 0.9672 0.9669
26 0.9666 0.9663 0.9660 0.9657 0.9654 0.9650 0.9647 0.9644 0.9641 0.9638
27 0.9635 0.9631 0.9628 0.9625 0.9622 0.9619 0.9616 0.9612 0.9609 0.9606
28 0.9603 0.9600 0.9596 0.9593 0.9590 0.9587 0.9584 0.9580 0.9577 0.9574
29 0.9571 0.9568 0.9564 0.9561 0.9558 0.9555 0.9552 0.9548 0.9545 0.9542
30 0.9539 0.9535 0.9532 0.9529 0.9526 0.9522 0.9519 0.9516 0.9513 0.9509
31 0.9506 0.9503 0.9500 0.9496 0.9493 0.9490 0.9487 0.9483 0.9480 0.9477
32 0.9474 0.9470 0.9467 0.9464 0.9460 0.9457 0.9454 0.9450 0.9447 0.9444
33 0.9441 0.9437 0.9434 0.9431 0.9427 0.9424 0.9421 0.9417 0.9414 0.9411
34 0.9407 0.9404 0.9401 0.9397 0.9394 0.9391 0.9387 0.9384 0.9381 0.9377
35 0.9374 0.9371 0.9367 0.9364 0.9360 0.9357 0.9354 0.9350 0.9347 0.9344
36 0.9340 0.9337 0.9333 0.9330 0.9327 0.9323 0.9320 0.9316 0.9313 0.9310
37 0.9306 0.9303 0.9299 0.9296 0.9293 0.9289 0.9286 0.9282 0.9279 0.9275
38 0.9272 0.9268 0.9265 0.9262 0.9258 0.9255 0.9251 0.9248 0.9244 0.9241
39 0.9237 0.9234 0.9230 0.9227 0.9223 0.9220 0.9216 0.9213 0.9209 0.9206
40 0.9202 0.9199 0.9195 0.9192 0.9188 0.9185 0.9181 0.9178 0.9174 0.9171
41 0.9167 0.9164 0.9160 0.9157 0.9153 0.9150 0.9146 0.9142 0.9139 0.9135
42 0.9132 0.9128 0.9125 0.9121 0.9117 0.9114 0.9110 0.9107 0.9103 0.9100
43 0.9096 0.9092 0.9089 0.9085 0.9082 0.9078 0.9074 0.9071 0.9067 0.9063
44 0.9060 0.9056 0.9053 0.9049 0.9045 0.9042 0.9038 0.9034 0.9031 0.9027
45 0.9023 0.9020 0.9016 0.9012 0.9009 0.9005 0.9001 0.8998 0.8994 0.8990
46 0.8986 0.8983 0.8979 0.8975 0.8972 0.8968 0.8964 0.8960 0.8957 0.8953
47 0.8949 0.8945 0.8942 0.8938 0.8934 0.8930 0.8927 0.8923 0.8919 0.8915
48 0.8912 0.8908 0.8904 0.8900 0.8896 0.8893 0.8889 0.8885 0.8881 0.8877
49 0.8873 0.8870 0.8866 0.8862 0.8858 0.8854 0.8850 0.8847 0.8843 0.8839
50 0.8835 0.8831 0.8827 0.8823 0.8820 0.8816 0.8812 0.8808 0.8804 0.8800

Density at 15 °C = 505 kg/m3
Values calculated as per ASTM-IP Table 54 (1986)

To obtain the net volume of liquid at 15 °C, multiply the uncompensated meter reading by the volume correction factor (VCF) which corresponds to the average measured temperature of the liquid during the delivery.

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