how to work out aggrigate volume to tonne calculation??

popeye151

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Livestock Farmer
anyone advise me on how to figure out how many tonnes of crushed concrete i need if i need 46m3. a friend told me its 2t to every m3. sound about right?
 
anyone advise me on how to figure out how many tonnes of crushed concrete i need if i need 46m3. a friend told me its 2t to every m3. sound about right?
Hi Popeye 151.

We'd suggest between 80 and 100t, but its all dependent on the quality of the aggregate, aggregate type and the grading.

If you've got any more questions just let us know.
 
I work on 1.5 t to the cube but as said it does depend on the material. Still a good starting point in my experience.
Wish I had seen this earlier as a chap on our caravan site today was an engineer on the Keilder dam and explained the science behind its design. Who knew what can be done with clay.
 

evanstrev

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I work on 1.5 t to the cube but as said it does depend on the material. Still a good starting point in my experience.
Wish I had seen this earlier as a chap on our caravan site today was an engineer on the Keilder dam and explained the science behind its design. Who knew what can be done with clay.
At 1.5 t a cube you'll be well short! Work on 2t per cube for well compacted hardcore and you won't be far away!
 

Farmer_Joe

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Livestock Farmer
Location
The North
I work on 1.5 t to the cube but as said it does depend on the material. Still a good starting point in my experience.
Wish I had seen this earlier as a chap on our caravan site today was an engineer on the Keilder dam and explained the science behind its design. Who knew what can be done with clay.
I used to work on reservoirs, lots are clay cores to make them ‘waterproof’
Word was back in the day they ran sheep over the layers of clay to compact it with their hoofs!
 

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