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Yards of cement
by huniblue on 06/13/05 at 13:52:04

Hi...Is it possible to find out how many yards of cement would 25 tons yield?[color=Teal][/color] :-/


Re: Yards of cement
by Robert Fogt on 06/13/05 at 19:39:11

I have the following data from Reade.

Cement, Portland 94 pounds/cubic foot
Cement, mortar 135 pounds/cubic foot
Cement, slurry 90 pounds/cubic foot

First convert tons to pounds.
25 (U.S.) tons = 50,000 pounds

Now we divide that number by above conversion factor, based on what type of cement you are asking about. I will finish the conversion using mortar.

50,000 pounds / 135 pounds/cubic foot = 370.37 cubic foot

Now we convert cubic foot to cubic yard by dividing by 27.

370.37 cubic foot / 27 cubic foot/cubic yard =13.72 cubic yards

If the type of cement in question is not mortar, you just alter the formula using the conversion factor for some other type of cement.


Re: Yards of cement
by Carmeline McDonald on 06/13/05 at 22:26:52

Thanks so much.  After searching on my own for too long, you made it all so very logical.  I do appreciate your time, Robert.


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