Area to Weight conversion

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Area to Weight conversion

Postby jk151264 » Sun Feb 21, 2010 11:28 am

How to calculate the weight of a metal sheet having the measurements as below
Lenghth 40ft
Height 8ft
width 7ft
Thickness 5mm

Please help me

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Re: Area to Weight conversion

Postby Dirtman » Mon Feb 22, 2010 3:04 am

Is this a triangular piece of sheet metal? If not, you either have too many measurements or you need to explain the measurements you gave.

What metal? Be aware that different metals and alloys have different densities.
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Re: Area to Weight conversion

Postby ZanderJay » Fri Oct 29, 2010 6:52 pm

If you want to measure the metal, you have to determine first the brand and substance of what you have bought. Based on the information you have given, I guess one piece will weigh one pound. But it still depends on the substance of the sheet metal you have.
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Re: Area to Weight conversion

Postby simonatkins » Fri Jan 27, 2012 7:11 am
Try to check this link. This is a metal weight calculator in which you can set the default of what type of metal you're weighing. Hope it can help you in solving weights.

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Re: Area to Weight conversion

Postby kimcarter14 » Fri Mar 02, 2012 8:30 am

Different metals have different densities. I have some information about metal and their respective densities (based on my research).
Metal or Alloy | Density (kg/m3)
Admiralty Brass 8525
Aluminum 2712
Aluminum - melted 2560 - 2640
Aluminum bronze (3-10% Al) 7700 - 8700
Aluminum foil 2700 -2750
Antifriction metal 9130 -10600
Antimony 6690
Beryllium 1840
Beryllium copper 8100 - 8250
Bismuth 9750
Brass - casting 8400 - 8700
Brass - rolled and drawn 8430 - 8730
Brass 60/40 8520
Bronze - lead 7700 - 8700
Bronze - phosphorous 8780 - 8920
Bronze (8-14% Sn) 7400 - 8900
Cadmium 8640
Cast iron 6800 - 7800
Chemical Lead 11340
Chromium 7190
Cobalt 8746
Constantan 8920
Copper 8940
Cupronickel 8908 - 8940
Delta metal 8600
Electrum 8400 - 8900
Gold 19320
Hatelloy 9245
Inconel 8497
Incoloy 8027
Iron 7850
Lead 11340
Light alloy based on Al 2560 - 2800
Light alloy based on Mg 1760 - 1870
Magnesium 1738
Manganese Bronze 8359
Mercury 13593
Molybdenum 10188
Monel 8360 - 8840
Nickel 8908
Nickel silver 8400 - 8900
Nimonic 8100
Palladium 12160
Phosphor bronze 8900
Platinum 21400
Plutonium 19816
Red Brass 8746
Silver 10490
Sodium 971
Solder 50/50 Pb Sn 8885
Stainless Steel 7480 - 8000
Steel 7850
Tin 7280
Titanium 4500
Tungsten 19600
Uranium 18900
Vanadium 5494
White metal 7100
Wrought Iron 7750
Zinc 7135
Zirconium 6570
Yellow Brass 8470
Hope this help in a way.
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Re: Area to Weight conversion

Postby ayrton » Mon Jan 14, 2013 1:18 pm

So as to measure the weight of the substance in hand, first of all find the material with which it is made of. That is because quantitatively each material varies in weight per pound. Then, figure out the volume and multiply it with weight per pound value. This is considered to be the general procedure to determine weight.
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Re: Area to Weight conversion

Postby jackreal945 » Mon Jan 14, 2013 2:11 pm

These conversion values have been very informative and useful for my research. I really appreciate you for the time you spent in research and coming up with this table. I am researching on metals myself and these conversions are very helpful for me. Thank you!

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