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Material Volume Calculator and Quick Reference Charts

Material Volume Calculator
Volume of a Rectangle

length in feet

width in feet

depth in inches

CUBIC YARDS





Volume
1,728 cubic inches = 1 cubic foot
27 cubic feet = 1 cubic yard
7.5 cubic yards = 1 unit


Area
144 square inches = 1 square foot
9 square feet = 1 square yard
43,560 square feet = 1 acre


How much area will a cubic yard cover at a given depth?
At 1/2" deep, 640 square feet
At 1" deep, 324 square feet
At 2" deep, 162 square feet
At 3" deep, 108 square feet
At 4" deep, 81 square feet
At 6" deep, 54 square feet
At 12" deep, 27 square feet


Material weights
Please note weights can vary due to moisture content.
Bark Mulch: 500-800 lbs/cubic yard
Compost: 800-1,100 lbs/cubic yard
Soils: 1,300-2,000 lbs/cubic yard
Gravel: 2,000-2,500 lbs/cubic yard
Sand: 2,000-2,300 lbs/cubic yard





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