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1 yard of salt = how many tons??

Discussion in 'Ice Management' started by The Hammer, Oct 19, 2005.

  1. The Hammer

    The Hammer Junior Member
    from NY
    Messages: 9

    There has been big speculation on this has anyone ever weighed it? what does 1 yard of salt really weigh??
  2. salopez

    salopez Senior Member
    Messages: 873

    Depending on the water content a yard is about a ton.
  3. JElmWin

    JElmWin Senior Member
    Messages: 232

    Do a search this has been completely explained before:nod:
  4. Mick

    Mick PlowSite.com Veteran
    from Maine
    Messages: 5,546

    Salt Cake @ 2430# per cubic yard
    Coarse Salt@ 1350# per cubic yard
    Fine Salt @ 2025# per cubic yard