litres to tons?

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litres to tons?

Postby gemmsong » Tue May 03, 2011 5:53 am

Could someone help me with a conversion please?
I'm trying to find out how many 60L bags of compost would be equal to one ton of soil?
Any help would be great.
Many thanks

Re: litres to tons?

Postby robertR0931 » Thu Aug 02, 2012 12:17 am

This is the formula to convert from liters to tons (water) is:

X liters * cf = Y tons (water)

X = the specific value to be converted (in liters)
cf = the conversion factor from liters to tons (water)
Y = the result (in tons (water))

I hope this answers your question.
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Re: litres to tons?

Postby Arina » Thu Jul 11, 2013 7:41 am

Hello Guys i Agree with Robert but i have some information about this ......
metric ton is a unit of weight and liter is a unit of volume. To convert between the two, you need to know the density of the substance that you are trying to convert. :? :? :?
To begin the conversion, enter the density figure for your substance, or choose one of the approximations from the list of liquids, materials, metals or woods .What you say about it . :roll: :roll:
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Re: litres to tons?

Postby shayanjameel08 » Thu Oct 24, 2013 2:55 pm

Litre is a unit of measure for volume while a tonne is used in measuring mass. The two units can only be related given the density of the substance in question. For example since the density of water is about one kilogram per cubic metre and therefore one tonne would be equal to 1000 litres.
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