converting sf to sy

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converting sf to sy

Postby amartin2 » Sat Oct 28, 2006 12:05 am

I need to convert 5,630,000 sf to sy and then to convert them to tons

Postby Guest » Wed Apr 08, 2009 4:03 am

Tons of what concrete, mud, sand, pea gravel? need spacifics

Re: converting sf to sy

Postby Guest » Wed Jun 10, 2009 8:41 pm

amartin2 wrote:I need to convert 5,630,000 sf to sy and then to convert them to tons

to convert form sf to sy you divide by 9 so, 5,630,000/9=62,555.55 SY, to get to a tons you multiply your CUBIC yards by 1.33 twice, but you need to know the thickness of your matrial over the area to figure out your cubic yards.
For Example, if your Material was 6" thick over 5,630,000sf the formula would be:

5,630,000*.5/27= 104,260 CY

Then Multiply your CY by 1.33 twice

104260*1.33*1.33=184,426 Tons

Hope this Helps

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