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overestimated cubic feet to ton?
I've called two different companies, both of whom claim it will take 45 tons of sand to fill a hole 12' x 12' x 5". I don't know if the sand is wet or dry, but I'm assuming it is damp, what with weather in Missouri.
Is this an accurate estimate? Elsewhere, we've calculated roughly 76 cubic feet of sand for fill and jointing of pavers. I know that's not even close to what these guys are estimating. Can you help? Thanks, Lisa Marie 
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Re: overestimated cubic feet to ton?
First all the base units need to be the same, such as feet, then just multiply together to get the volume.
12 feet * 12 feet * (5 inches/12) feet = 60 cubic feet Now multiply that by the density in pounds/cubic feet to get pounds. Here is some density data: Sand, wet  120 pounds/cubic foot Sand, wet, packed  130 pounds/cubic foot Sand, dry  100 pounds/cubic foot Sand, loose  90 pounds/cubic foot Sand, rammed  105 pounds/cubic foot Sand, water filled  120 pounds/cubic foot Choose which type of sand, then just multiply. For example, wet sand at 120 pounds/cubic foot 60 cubic foot * 120 pounds/cubic foot = 7200 pounds 7200 pounds / 2000 = 3.6 tons 
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Re: overestimated cubic feet to ton?
Thank you so much for your help. I still think that sounds awfully high  but the numbers don't lie, do they? <smile> Thanks.
Lisa Marie 
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Re: overestimated cubic feet to ton?
How do I convert 355 cubic feet to tonnes.
The item in question is gravel 
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Re: overestimated cubic feet to ton?
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355 ft³ x 1 yd³/27 ft³ x 2600 lb/yd³ x 0.4536 kg/lb x 1 t/1000 kg = 15.5 metric tons (tonnes) 
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how to convert 220 centimeters into meters

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Divide by 100, 2.2 m

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cft to ton
How to concert to tons sand 710 cft

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