Wednesday, May 11, 2011

Dilution Rates Made easy

Janitorial Supplies Cleaning
Soultions Dilution Chart

Use this chart as a guideline for diluting the janitorial supplies and cleaning products
sold online.1:x means 1 part cleaning concentrate to x parts water. For example, to make a quart of usable
cleaning solution in a 1:15 dilution, mix 2 ounces of concentrate into 30 oz. of water. A helpful hint to minimize
foaming is to fill the container with water before adding the concentrate. Then stir thoroughly.

Conversion Chart


1 Gallon = 128 ounces

1/4 Cup = 2 ounces

1 Quart = 32 ounces

1/8 Cup = 1 ounce

1 Pint = 16 ounces

2 Cups = 1 Pint

1 Cup = 8 ounces

2 Pints = 1 Quart

1/2 Cup = 4 ounces

4 Quarts = 1 Gallon


Cleaning Concentrate Needed To Make
Ready-to- Use Solutions

Dilution Ratio

24 oz. Bottle

Quart

Gallon

5 Gallons

1:4

4 3/4 oz.

6 1/2 oz.

25 1/2 oz.

128 oz. (1 Gal)

1:10

2 1/4 oz.

2 1/2 oz.

11 1/2 oz.

59 oz.

1:12

1 3/4 oz.

3 oz.

10 oz.

50 oz.

1:15

1 1/2 oz.

2 oz. (1/4 cup)

8 oz. (1 cup)

40 oz.

1:20

1 oz. (1/8 cup)

1 1/2 oz.

6 oz. (3/4 cup)

31 oz.

1:32

3/4 oz.

1 oz. (1/8 cup)

4 oz. (1/2 cup)

20 oz.

1:40

3/5 oz.

4/5 oz.

3 oz.

16 oz. (1 pint)

1:50

1/2 oz.

3/5 oz.

2 1/2 oz.

13 oz.

1:64

1/3 oz.

1/2 oz.

2 oz. (1/4 cup)

10 oz.

1:128

1/5 oz.

1/4 oz.

1 oz. (1/8 cup)

5 oz.

1:256

1/10 oz.

1/8 oz.

1/2 oz.

3 oz.


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