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What should 1cu. yd of concrete weigh

Im not sure my calculator is correct with the weight of 1 cu. yard of concrete. Can it be reset

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Do not blame your calculator. Get a plausible average mass density for the concrete (dry or wet) and multiply the density by the volume.

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I need to know how much stone in tons I need to fill 8.5 acre at 1.5 ft depth


Stone is approximated at about 2700 lbs. per cu. yd.
An acre is 43560 sq. ft.
8.5 acres is 370260 sq. ft.
There 9 sq.ft. per sq. yd., thus there are 41140 sq. yds. in 8.5 acres.
A cubic yard is 3 feet by 3 feet by 3 feet (LxWxH).
Since you are only going to be at 1.5 feet, each square yard is equal to 1/2 cubic yard, so to figure the cubic yards divide sq.yds. by 2, thus you get 20570 cu. yds. of stone.

20570 x 2700 = 55539000 pounds. Divide by 2000 to get tons:
55539000/2000 = 27769.5 tons.

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How many yards in a ton?


As a rule of thumb, you can multiply the cubic yards by a factor of 1.4 to get tons. But remember, yards is a measure of volume where tons is a measure of weight. Thus, depending upon the material being calculated, true weight can vary greatly. Obviously a yard of wet sand will weigh far more than a yard of dry sand, as water is more dense and has more weight than the sand it displaces in the volume. Large crush stone may weigh far less than pea gravel for the same volume as there is less air gap around the gravel than there is around the large crush. If you need a true weight of a yard of some material, you would have to know its weight in a particular volume and then calculate from that value.

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What weight in pounds is 0.89cub yds


Cubic yards is a measure of volume while pounds is a measure of weight. There is no direct conversion between them because it depends on the density of the substance.

For example, 0.89 cubic yards will weigh a lot more than 0.89 cubic yards of feathers.

Oct 30, 2016 | Office Equipment & Supplies

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What does a yard of sand weight


At 100 lb/cu ft for dry sand, a cu yd weighs 2700 lb, or 1.35 US (short) tons.
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Oct 15, 2016 | Cars & Trucks

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I needs to convert 1,361 cubic yards of 3/4" crushed rock to tons


Using the weight info provided in the link - 1 cubic yard could be about 2,780lbs. Depending on water content, density of and type of stones in the mix - 1 cubic yard could approach a weight as great as 4,000lbs.

Let's assume for easy calculations that an average cubic yard weighs 3,000lbs. (or 3,000lbs/2,000lbs = 1.5 tons).
That means 1,361yds x 1.5tons = 2,041.5 tons.

Lighter average cubic yards as mentioned in the link? Then 2780lbs/2000lbs = 1.39tons/yd. - or -
1361yds x 1.39tons = 1891.9 tons

Heavier average cubic yards as mentioned in the link? Then 4000lbs/2000lbs = 2tons/yd - or -
1361yd x 2tons = 2722 tons.


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Oct 15, 2015 | Office Equipment & Supplies

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How many yards to cover 30ft/40ft 4 inches deep in concrete


That may be ok for the US, but in Europe you would need cubic metres.
I yd = 0.914 m, 1 cubic yd = 0.914 x .914 x .1914 = 0.764
So 14.66 cu. yds is 14.66 x 0.764 = 11.2 cubic metres - with a bit of luck!

Mar 26, 2015 | Building Materials

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How many cubic yards is 3600 square feet in 6 inches?


  1. Calculate
    • Calculate your area (see below)
    • Calculate your volume; Multiply area times the depth, this will be volume in cubic feet
    • Calculate your cubic yards; Divide cubic feet by 27 to convert to cubic yards and this is your answer.
    • Where (ft2) = square foot, (ft3) = cubic foot, (yd3) = cubic yard
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Mar 23, 2015 | Building Materials

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Convert 30pounds per sq.foot to pounds per cubic foot(concrete=150#/cubic foot at 1in. thick conc. slab).


These are not the same, so cannot be directly converted.

Pounds per sq ft is a measure of pressure, while lbs / cu ft is a measure of density, weight per unit volume.

I think maybe what you are doing here is converting the weight of concrete in a 1" slab, where a sq ft would contain

1 x 1 x 1/12 = .0833 cu ft

The figure of 150 lb/ cu ft is correct for the average density of concrete, so the above slab would have

1/12 x 150 = 12.5 lbs/sq ft at 1" thickness

BTW that is a thin slab of concrete, insufficient even for a light-duty pathway. If you are referring to a screed for tiling or similar, that is cement.

Mar 01, 2015 | Office Equipment & Supplies

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Yards in a pile of gravel


There are 27 cubic feet in one yard. IF your estimate of pile size is correct, you have 720 cubic feet witch is 26 yards.

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Diference between yd and cubic yd.


A yard is 1 dimensional so just a straight line.
A cubic yard is 3 dimensional so imagine a box with all sides being 1 yard long, the volume of this box is a cubic yard.

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