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Yards to Tons

Postby lpridgen » Thu Jun 14, 2007 11:23 pm

I'm trying to figure out how many yards would be in 10 tons of 3/4 inch gravel.
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Postby Dirtman » Fri Jun 15, 2007 10:05 am

Based on average weights of aggregate between 1/4" to 2" in diameter, you have an approximate range of between 5.85 loose cubic yards (if the gravel is wet) to 7.0 loose cubic yards (if the gravel is dry).

In a loose state, dependent on rock density and moisture content, 1 cubic yard of wet gravel weighs approximately 3400 pounds and 1 cubic yard of dry gravel weighs approximately 2850 pounds.

If you need a closer weight per cubic yard, call a local sand and gravel plant for the material they've run.
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