Tuesday, April 23, 2013

Saltpeter math

Nitrogen: The math

From Wikipedia
  • Grams of urea in a liter of urine: 9.3
  • Molar mass of urea: 60g
  • Molar mass of potassium nitrate: 101g
Break out the Unit Factor Analysis manual...

So to get 1kg of Potassium Nitrate, you would need about 32L of feedstock.

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