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formula for cubic yards asphalt to tons
formula for converting cubic yards of asphalut to tons

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Re: formula for cubic yards asphalt to tons
I found data on crushed asphalt of 45 pounds/cubic foot, and asphalt concrete at 140 pounds/cubic foot.
The densities differ greatly, so would be best if you knew more closely what type of asphalt it was. Or if you have the density of your specific kind that would be best. I could create the conversion formula for you if I knew the density. 
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Re: formula for cubic yards asphalt to tons
General Rule For Asphalt Is=length X Width=square Feet Divided By 9=square Yards X The Depth In Inches X .056 = Tons.

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Re: formula for cubic yards asphalt to tons
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is doing some asphalt work and they have changed the measurements on him. Please help. I need it asap. Please send to email: ruby.mills@earthlink.net. Thank you for your help. Sincerely, Ruby mills 
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Re: formula for cubic yards asphalt to tons
length x width x inches thick for asphalt mat divided by 160 equals tonnage formula Note example 100w x 75L = 7500 x 3 inches deep = 22500 divided by 160 = 140.6 tons asphalt for proposed job calculation you must however take into consideration the smoothness of the base material density of the asphalt itself ex topping, binder, intermediate mix etc temperature upon breakdown compaction and weight of the roller also the % of grade of the overall area ex pushing of mix on steep incline This is a learned response due to experience achieved through years of paving acceptable tonnage over a job requiring 100 or more tons lets say would be 90 tons laid by contractor 50 tons required 45 laid any thing less within 12 tons of goal this is usually the norm based upon conditions above You cant get it perfect every time but close ask for a 2 year warranty

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Re: formula for cubic yards asphalt to tons
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length x width x inches thick for asphalt mat divided by 160 equals tonnage formula. Note example: 100w x 75L = 7500 x 3 inches deep = 22500 divided by 160 = 140.6 tons asphalt for proposed job calculation. you must however take into consideration the smoothness of the base, material density of the asphalt itself; ex topping, binder, intermediate mix, etc. temperature upon breakdown, compaction, and weight of the roller. also the % of grade of the overall area; ex pushing of mix on steep incline. This is a learned response due to experience achieved through years of paving acceptable tonnage over a job requiring 100 or more tons. lets say would be 90 tons laid by contractor, 50 tons required, 45 laid. any thing less within 12 tons of goal this is usually the norm based upon conditions above. You cant get it perfect every time but close ask for a 2 year warranty. don't know what the last few sentences mean, but whatever
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Re: formula for cubic yards asphalt to tons
A good, basic rule of thumb to use is 2 cubic yards of asphalt equals one ton of asphalt. Its not perfect... its actually about 2.025 cubic yards to the ton, but in a pinch it makes for an easy conversion.

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Re: formula for cubic yards asphalt to tons
I believe your units are reversed and it is more like 2 tons per cubic yard. At half a ton per yard, it would be lighter than water (and many woods), making it a good boat building material. If you throw a lump of asphalt pavement in water, it clearly sinks.

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Re: formula for cubic yards asphalt to tons
Okay, how about this one. depth in inches/0.009 (0.00888889) x sq yd = total #s / 2000 = Tons ... i.e.
1"/0.009=111.11 x 18 sq yd = 2000# / 2000 = 1 ton. or in my case 1"/0.009=111.11 X 7880 sq yd =875555.56#/2000=437.78 (443.24995) When compared to JohnS 2.025 per CY = 443.25 and Superior Paving LxWxD"/160 which yealds 443.25 as well. 
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