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How many pound/square inch [absolute] in 1 inch of mercury? The answer is 0.49115415222661.
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The SI derived unit for pressure is the pascal.
1 pascal is equal to 0.00014503773800722 pound/square inch [absolute], or 0.00029529983071445 inch of mercury.
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›› Quick conversion chart of pound/square inch [absolute] to inch of mercury

1 pound/square inch [absolute] to inch of mercury = 2.03602 inch of mercury

5 pound/square inch [absolute] to inch of mercury = 10.1801 inch of mercury

10 pound/square inch [absolute] to inch of mercury = 20.36021 inch of mercury

15 pound/square inch [absolute] to inch of mercury = 30.54031 inch of mercury

20 pound/square inch [absolute] to inch of mercury = 40.72041 inch of mercury

25 pound/square inch [absolute] to inch of mercury = 50.90052 inch of mercury

30 pound/square inch [absolute] to inch of mercury = 61.08062 inch of mercury

40 pound/square inch [absolute] to inch of mercury = 81.44083 inch of mercury

50 pound/square inch [absolute] to inch of mercury = 101.80103 inch of mercury


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›› Common pressure conversions

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›› Definition: Pound/square inch

Pounds per square inch absolute (psia) is used to make it clear that the pressure is relative to a vacuum rather than the ambient atmospheric pressure. Since atmospheric pressure at sea level is around 14.7 psi, this will be added to any pressure reading made in air at sea level.


›› Definition: Inch of mercury

Inches of mercury or inHg is a non-SI unit for pressure. It is still widely used for barometric pressure in weather reports and aviation in the United States, but is considered somewhat outdated elsewhere.

It is defined as the pressure exerted by a column of mercury of 1 inch in height at 32 F (0 C) at the standard acceleration of gravity.

1 inHg = 3,386.389 pascals at 0 C.

Aircraft operating at higher altitudes (above 18,000 feet) set their barometric altimeters to a standard pressure of 29.92 inHg or 1,013.2 hPa (1 hPa = 1 mbar) regardless of the actual sea level pressure, with inches of mercury used in the U.S. and Canada. The resulting altimeter readings are known as flight levels.

Piston engine aircraft with constant-speed propellers also use inHg to measure manifold pressure, which is indicative of engine power produced.


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