Formula to convert Cubic yards into pounds or tons

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Formula to convert Cubic yards into pounds or tons

Postby jswangler@ussugar » Wed Nov 08, 2006 7:28 pm

I need to know the formula for converting Cubic Yards into pounds or tons
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Re: Formula to convert Cubic yards into pounds or tons

Postby convert-me.com » Fri Nov 10, 2006 12:46 pm

jswangler@ussugar wrote:I need to know the formula for converting Cubic Yards into pounds or tons


The formula depends on the density or specific gravity of the substance. One cubic yard of feather is lighter than 1 cubic yard of iron. For example 1 cubic yard of water weight about 1686 lbs. This could be taken as a rough approximation for most water-based liquids.
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