I am looking to find out how many cubic feet is in one (1) ton of sand to fill a trench?
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Dry excavated earth is about 78 pounds/cubic foot. Wet would be about 90 pounds/cubic foot.
1200 cubic yard = 32,400 cubic foot
32400 cubic foot * 78 pounds/cubic foot = 2527200 pounds
32400 cubic foot * 90 pounds/cubic foot = 2916000 pounds
2527200 pounds / 2000 = 1263.6 tons
2916000 pounds / 2000 = 1458 tons
So it will be between 1264 and 1458 U.S. short tons.
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Need to know how to convert Tons to Cubic ft for excavated soil and for 3in stone.
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Originally posted by Unregistered View PostNeed to know how to convert Tons to Cubic ft for excavated soil and for 3in stone.
Thank you Sir
http://www.reade.com/Particle_Briefings/spec_gra2.html
Search the above page for "Earth" to find the density of the soil that comes closest. I couldn't find anything for 3 inch stone but see if you can find something similar.
If you let us know the density from that list we can create the conversion for you.
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Originally posted by Unregistered View PostNeed to know how to convert Tons to Cubic ft for excavated soil and for 3in stone.
Thank you Sir
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