## Gravity & Temperature Compensation Calculator

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fizzix
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### Gravity & Temperature Compensation Calculator

If you don't have a handy gravity/temp calculator,
you may want to save this one in My Favorites.
Simple entries, instant calculation.

hpby98
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### Re: Gravity & Temperature Compensation Calculator

Good to know

I also built it into my spreadsheet tracker, if you want to see the calculations

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fizzix
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### Re: Gravity & Temperature Compensation Calculator

Nice work, hpby98.
The talent assembled here blows me away.

hpby98
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### Re: Gravity & Temperature Compensation Calculator

fizzix wrote:Nice work, hpby98.
The talent assembled here blows me away.

Thanks. I like to play somedays and knowing how washes usually progress helps me estimate better.

I also suggest a set of alcohol meters calibrated to 20c, as that’s what correction tables have been released for, although I did another spreadsheet I should finish for that.

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### Re: Gravity & Temperature Compensation Calculator

Mine is calibrated at 60F, adding/subtracting 0.002 for every 12.4 degrees delta.
So, I do this:
Actual temp - 60 = Delta

Delta divided by 12.4 = correction factor

Example:
SG 1.004 @ 88.4F
88.4-60=28.4
28.4 divided by 12.4= 2.290
2.290*0.002= 0.00458
1.004+0.00458= 1.00858

Your temperature corrected SG is 1.009

Or you can just stick yer finger in it and taste it.

8B
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