How do you convert cubic yards of dry sand to imperial tons?

Answer Start with a conversion factor. An "old timer's" view is that a cubic foot of dry sand weighs about 125 pounds. There are 3 feet in a yard. There are 3 x 3 or 9 square feet in a square yard. There ... Read More »

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How do I calculate cubic yards of sand?

Measure the length, width and depth of the sand with a yardstick. Take all measurements in yards. Divide a measurement in inches by 36 to convert inches to yards. Divide a measurement in feet by 3 ... Read More »

How Many Cubic Yards of Sand Does a Tandem Dump Truck Hold?

The amount of sand a tandem axle dump truck can hold is based on the maximum capacity of the dump truck and the density of the sand. A typical tandem axle dump truck can carry about 15 tons--the ac... Read More »

How Do I Convert One Cubic Meter of Coal to Tons?

Converting units of volume into units of weight requires knowing the density of the material involved. For instance, converting a gallon (a unit of volume) of gasoline into pounds (a unit of weight... Read More »

How to Convert the Measurement of Cubic Feet to Tons?

When needing to calculate an object's mass by its volume, or vice versa, you need to know the density of the object's material. The equation for volume in relation to mass is volume = mass / densit... Read More »