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Weight Per Cubic Foot And Specific Gravity (Typical) from READE PDF Print E-mail

Weight Per Cubic Foot And Specific Gravity (Typical):

Material Specific Gravity lb. per cf-

Acetic acid, 90% 1.06 66.3
 
Alcohol, ethyl 0.789 49.0
 
Alcohol, methyl 0.791 49.0
 
Alfalfa, ground 0.26 16.0
 
Alum, lumpy 0.88 55.0
 
Alum, pulverized 0.75 47.0
 
Alumina 0.96 60.0
 
Aluminum, solid 2.64 165.0
 
Aluminum, oxide 1.52 95
 
Ammonia gas 0.00 0.048
 
Ammonium sulfate 0.83 52
 
Andesite, solid 2.77 173
 
Antimony, cast 6.70 418
 
Apple wood, dry 0.71 44
 
Apples 0.64 40
 
Arsenic 5.67 354
 
Asbestos, shredded 0.35 22
 
Asbestos, solid 2.45 153
 
Ash wood, black, dry 0.54 34
 
Ash wood, white, dry 0.67 42
 
Ashes 0.66 41
 
Aspen wood 0.42 26
 
Asphalt, crushed 0.72 45
 
Babbitt 7.28 454
 
Bagasse 0.12 7.5
 
Bakelite, solid 1.36 85
 
Baking powder 0.72 45
 
Barium 3.78 236
 
Bark, wood refuse 0.24 15
 
Barley 0.61 38
 
Barite, crushed 2.88 180
 
Basalt, broken 1.96 122
 
Basalt, solid 3.01 188
 
Bauxite, crushed 1.28 80
 
Beans, castor 0.58 36
 
Beans, cocoa 0.59 37
 
Beans, navy 0.80 50
 
Beans, soy 0.72 45
 
Beeswax 0.96 60
 
Beets 0.72 45
 
Bentonite 0.59 37
 
Bicarbonate of soda 0.69 43
 
Birch wood, yellow 0.71 44
 
Bismuth 9.79 611
 
Bones, pulverized 0.88 55
 
Borax, fine 0.85 53
 
Bran 0.26 16
 
Brass, cast 8.56 534
 
Brass, rolled 8.56 534
 
Brewers grain 0.43 27
 
Brick, common red 1.92 120
 
Brick, fire clay 2.40 150
 
Brick, silica 2.05 128
 
Brick, chrome 2.80 175
 
Brick, magnesia 2.56 160
 
Bronze 8.16 509
 
Buckwheat 0.66 41
 
Butter 0.87 54
 
Cadmium 8.65 540
 
Calcium carbide 1.20 75
 
Caliche 1.44 90
 
Carbon, solid 2.15 134
 
Carbon, powdered 0.08 5
 
Carbon dioxide 0.00 0.1234
 
Carbon monoxide 0.00 0.0781
 
Cardboard 0.69 43
 
Cedar, red 0.38 24
 
Cement, Portland ~1.5 1506 kg/cu.m
 
Cement, mortar ~2.65 2162 kg/cu.m
 
Cement, slurry ~1.44 1442 kg/cu.m
 
Chalk, solid 2.50 156
 
Chalk, lumpy 1.44 90
 
Chalk, fine 1.12 70
 
Charcoal 0.21 13
 
Cherry wood, dry 0.56 35
 
Chestnut wood, dry 0.48 30
 
Chloroform 1.52 95
 
Chocolate, powder 0.64 40
 
Chromic acid, flake 1.20 75
 
Chromium 6.86 428
 
Chromium ore 2.16 135
 
Cinders, furnace 0.91 57
 
Cinders, Coal, ash 0.64 40
 
Clay, dry excavated 1.09 68
 
Clay, wet excavated 1.83 114
 
Clay, dry lump 1.07 67
 
Clay, fire 1.36 85
 
Clay, wet lump 1.60 100
 
Clay, compacted 1.75 109
 
Clover seed 0.77 48
 
Coal, Anthracite, solid 1.51 94
 
Coal, Anthracite, broken 1.11 69
 
Coal, Bituminous, solid 1.35 84
 
Coal, Bituminous, broken 0.83 52
 
Cobalt 8.75 546
 
Coconut, meal 0.51 32
 
Coconut, shredded 0.35 22
 
Coffee, fresh beans 0.56 35
 
Coffee, roast beans 0.43 27
 
Coke 0.42 26
 
Concrete, Asphalt 2.24 140
 
Concrete, Gravel 2.40 150
 
Concrete, Limestone w/Portland 2.37 148
 
Copper, cast 8.69 542
 
Copper, rolled 8.91 556
 
Copper sulfate, ground 3.60 225
 
Copra, medium size 0.53 33
 
Copra, meal, ground 0.64 40
 
Copra, expeller cake ground 0.51 32
 
Copra, expeller cake chopped 0.46 29
 
Cork, solid 0.24 15
 
Cork, ground 0.16 10
 
Corn, on the cob 0.72 45
 
Corn, shelled 0.72 45
 
Corn, grits 0.67 42
 
Cottonseed, dry, de-linted 0.56 35
 
Cottonseed, dry, not de-linted 0.32 20
 
Cottonseed, cake, lumpy 0.67 42
 
Cottonseed, hulls 0.19 12
 
Cottonseed, meal 0.59 37
 
Cottonseed, meats 0.64 40
 
Cottonwood 0.42 26
 
Cryolite 1.60 100
 
Cullet 1.60 100
 
Culm 0.75 47
 
Cypress wood 0.51 32
 
Dolomite, solid 2.90 181
 
Dolomite, pulverized 0.74 46
 
Dolomite, lumpy 1.52 95
 
Earth, loam, dry, excavated 1.25 78
 
Earth, moist, excavated 1.44 90
 
Earth, wet, excavated 1.60 100
 
Earth, dense 2.00 125
 
Earth, soft loose mud 1.73 108
 
Earth, packed 1.52 95
 
Earth, Fullers, raw 0.67 42
 
Ebony wood 0.96 60
 
Elm, dry 0.56 35
 
Emery 4.01 250
 
Ether 0.74 46
 
Feldspar, solid 2.56 160
 
Feldspar, pulverized 1.23 77
 
Fertilizer, acid phosphate 0.96 60
 
Fir, Douglas 0.53 33
 
Fish, scrap 0.72 45
 
Fish, meal 0.59 37
 
Flaxseed, whole 0.72 45
 
Flour, wheat 0.59 37
 
Fluorspar, solid 3.21 200
 
Fluorspar, lumps 1.60 100
 
Fluorspar, pulverized 1.44 90
 
Garbage 0.48 30
 
Glass, window 2.58 161
 
Glue, animal, flaked 0.56 35
 
Glue, vegetable, powdered 0.64 40
 
Gluten, meal 0.63 39
 
Gneiss, bed in place 2.87 179
 
Gneiss, broken 1.86 116
 
Gold, pure 24Kt 19.29 1204
 
Granite, solid 2.69 168
 
Granite, broken 1.65 103
 
Graphite, flake 0.64 40
 
Gravel, loose, dry 1.52 95
 
Gravel, w/sand, natural 1.92 120
 
Gravel, dry 1/4 to 2 inch 1.68 105
 
Gravel, wet 1/4 to 2 inch 2.00 125
 
Gypsum, solid 2.79 174
 
Gypsum, broken 1.81 113
 
Gypsum, crushed 1.60 100
 
Gypsum, pulverized 1.12 70
 
Halite (salt), solid 2.32 145
 
Halite (salt), broken 1.51 94
 
Hydrochloric acid 40% 1.20 75
 
Ice, solid 0.92 57.4
 
Ice, crushed 0.59 37
 
Ilmenite 2.31 144
 
Iridium 22.16 1383
 
Iron, cast 7.21 450
 
Iron, wrought 7.77 485
 
Iron oxide pigment 0.40 25
 
Ivory 1.84 115
 
Kaolin, green crushed 1.03 64
 
Kaolin, pulverized 0.35 22
 
Lead, cast 11.35 708
 
Lead, rolled 11.39 711
 
Lead, red 3.69 230
 
Lead, white pigment 4.09 255
 
Leather 0.95 59
 
Lignite, dry 0.80 50
 
Lignum Vitae, dry 1.28 80
 
Lime, quick, lump 0.85 53
 
Lime, quick, fine 1.20 75
 
Lime, stone, large 2.69 168
 
Lime, stone, lump 1.54 96
 
Lime, hydrated 0.48 30
 
Limonite, solid 3.80 237
 
Limonite, broken 2.47 154
 
Limestone, solid 2.61 163
 
Limestone, broken 1.55 97
 
Limestone, pulverized 1.39 87
 
Linseed, whole 0.75 47
 
Linseed, meal 0.51 32
 
Locust, dry 0.71 44
 
Magnesite, solid 3.01 188
 
Magnesium, solid 1.75 109
 
Magnesium sulfate, crystal 1.12 70
 
Magnetite, solid 5.05 315
 
Magnetite, broken 3.29 205
 
Mahogany, Spanish, dry 0.85 53
 
Mahogany, Honduras, dry 0.54 34
 
Malt 0.34 21
 
Manganese, solid 7.61 475
 
Manganese oxide 1.92 120
 
Manure 0.40 25
 
Maple, dry 0.71 44
 
Marble, solid 2.56 160
 
Marble, broken 1.57 98
 
Marl, wet, excavated 2.24 140
 
Mercury @ 32oF 13.61 849
 
Mica, solid 2.88 180
 
Mica, broken 1.60 100
 
Milk, powdered 0.45 28
 
Molybdenum 10.19 636
 
Mortar, wet 2.40 150
 
Mud, packed 1.91 119
 
Mud, fluid 1.73 108
 
Nickel, rolled 8.67 541
 
Nickel silver 8.45 527
 
Nitric acid, 91% 1.51 94
 
Nitrogen 0.00 0.0784
 
Oak, live, dry 0.95 59
 
Oak, red 0.71 44
 
Oats 0.43 27
 
Oats, rolled 0.30 19
 
Oil cake 0.79 49
 
Oil, linseed 0.94 58.8
 
Oil, petroleum 0.88 55
 
Oxygen 0.00 0.0892
 
Oyster shells, ground 0.85 53
 
Paper, standard 1.20 75
 
Paraffin 0.72 45
 
Peanuts, shelled 0.64 40
 
Peanuts, not shelled 0.27 17
 
Peat, dry 0.40 25
 
Peat, moist 0.80 50
 
Peat, wet 1.12 70
 
Pecan wood 0.75 47
 
Phosphate rock, broken 1.76 110
 
Phosphorus 2.34 146
 
Pine, White, dry 0.42 26
 
Pine, Yellow Northern, dry 0.54 34
 
Pine, Yellow Southern, dry 0.72 45
 
Pitch 1.15 72
 
Plaster 0.85 53
 
Platinum 21.51 1342
 
Porcelain 2.40 150
 
Porphyry, solid 2.55 159
 
Porphyry, broken 1.65 103
 
Potash 1.28 80
 
Potassium chloride 2.00 125
 
Potatoes, white 0.77 48
 
Pumice, stone 0.64 40
 
Quartz, solid 2.64 165
 
Quartz, lump 1.55 97
 
Quartz sand 1.20 75
 
Redwood, California, dry 0.45 28
 
Resin, synthetic, crushed 0.56 35
 
Rice, hulled 0.75 47
 
Rice, rough 0.58 36
 
Rice grits 0.69 43
 
Rip-Rap 1.60 100
 
Rosin 1.07 67
 
Rubber, caoutchouc 0.95 59
 
Rubber, manufactured 1.52 95
 
Rubber, ground scrap 0.48 30
 
Rye 0.71 44
 
Salt cake 1.44 90
 
Salt, course 0.80 50
 
Salt, fine 1.20 75
 
Saltpeter 1.20 75
 
Sand, wet 1.92 120
 
Sand, wet, packed 2.08 130
 
Sand, dry 1.60 100
 
Sand, loose 1.44 90
 
Sand, rammed 1.68 105
 
Sand, water filled 1.92 120
 
Sand w/ Gravel, dry 1.73 108
 
Sand w/ Gravel, wet 2.00 125
 
Sandstone, solid 2.32 145
 
Sandstone, broken 1.51 94
 
Sawdust 0.27 17
 
Sewage, sludge 0.72 45
 
Shale, solid 2.68 167
 
Shale, broken 1.59 99
 
Silver 10.46 653
 
Slag, solid 2.12 132
 
Slag, broken 1.76 110
 
Slag, crushed, 1/4 inch 1.19 74
 
Slag, furn. granulated 0.96 60
 
Slate, solid 2.69 168
 
Slate, broken 1.67 104
 
Slate, pulverized 1.36 85
 
Snow, freshly fallen 0.16 10
 
Snow, compacted 0.48 30
 
Soap, solid 0.80 50
 
Soap, chips 0.16 10
 
Soap, flakes 0.16 10
 
Soap, powdered 0.37 23
 
Soda Ash, heavy 0.96 60
 
Soda Ash, light 0.43 27
 
Sodium 0.98 61
 
Sodium Aluminate, ground 1.15 72
 
Sodium Nitrate, ground 1.20 75
 
Soybeans, whole 0.75 47
 
Spruce, California, dry 0.45 28
 
Starch, powdered 0.56 35
 
Steel, cast 7.85 490
 
Steel, rolled 7.93 495
 
Stone, crushed 1.60 100
 
Sugar, brown 0.72 45
 
Sugar, powdered 0.80 50
 
Sugar, granulated 0.85 53
 
Sugar, raw cane 0.96 60
 
Sugarbeet pulp, dry 0.21 13
 
Sugarbeet pulp, wet 0.56 35
 
Sugarcane 0.27 17
 
Sulfur, solid 2.00 125
 
Sulfur, lump 1.31 82
 
Sulfur, pulverized 0.96 60
 
Sulfuric acid, 87% 1.79 112
 
Sycamore, dry 0.59 37
 
Taconite 2.80 175
 
Talc, solid 2.69 168
 
Talc, broken 1.75 109
 
Tanbark, ground 0.88 55
 
Tankage 0.96 60
 
Tar 1.15 72
 
Tin, cast 7.36 459
 
Tobacco 0.32 20
 
Trap rock, solid 2.88 180
 
Trap rock, broken 1.75 109
 
Tungsten 19.62 1224
 
Turf 0.40 25
 
Turpentine 0.87 54
 
Vanadium 5.50 343
 
Walnut, black, dry 0.61 38
 
Water, pure 1.00 62.4
 
Water, sea 1.03 64.08
 
Wheat 0.77 48
 
Wheat, cracked 0.67 42
 
Willow wood 0.42 26
 
Wool 1.31 82
 
Zinc, cast 7.05 440
 
Zinc oxide 0.40 25
 

 

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