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    Re: Concrete Cubic Yard to Bagged Sakrete

    I have an area 140 lf x3"x5" that I need to grout how many bags do I need 50lbs bags ?

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    • #17
      Re: Concrete Cubic Yard to Bagged Sakrete

      1st. determine cu. yds of whetted grout needed by multiplying L x W x H (where the least common denominator is ft. If we use the L x W x H measurements to get the volume, the equation would look like this: 140 lf x 3/12 ft x 5/12 ft = 14.6 cu ft ( of whetted grout )

      2nd. add the volume of water needed to wet a 50 lb bag of General construction, mineral-aggregate non-shrink grout to the industry "flow-able mix" standard . According to a popular grout industry website, approx 1.07 gal water mixed with a 50 lb bag of grout yields 0.45 cu ft of whetted grout.

      3rd. divide the volume of whetted grout needed, 14.6 cu ft by the volume of whetted grout a 50 lb bag will produce, 0.45 cu ft, to get the # of bags of dry grout needed for the job: 14.6 cu ft / .45 cu ft = 17.7777 ( 18 bags dry grout )

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