How many feet of water in 1 psig?
The answer is 2.30665873688.
We assume you are converting between foot of water [4 °C] and pound/square inch [gauge].
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The SI derived unit for pressure is the pascal.
1 pascal is equal to 0.000334552565551 feet of water, or 0.000145037738007 psig.
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Psig (pound-force per square inch gauge) is a unit of pressure relative to the surrounding atmosphere. By contrast, psia measures pressure relative to a vacuum (such as that in space). At sea level, Earth's atmosphere actually exerts a pressure of 14.7 psi. Humans do not feel this pressure because internal pressure of liquid in their bodies matches the external pressure. If a pressure gauge is calibrated to read zero in space, then at sea level on Earth it would read 14.7 psi. Thus a reading of 30 psig on a tire gauge represents an absolute pressure of 44.7 psi.
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