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Conversion?

Discussion in 'Ice Management' started by JustUsDe, Nov 10, 2003.

  1. JustUsDe

    JustUsDe Senior Member
    Messages: 181

    Does anyone know what 5 yards of salt is converted to tons?

    Thanks,
    Ray
     
  2. WOOFSPLOW

    WOOFSPLOW Member
    Messages: 76

    Some general info:

    Calcium Magnesium approx: 40 lb/ft3 to 44 lb/ft3

    rock salt - sodium chloride type product approx: 50lb/cu ft

    solar salt approx: 50lb/cuft

    Calcium Chloride Pellets approx: 48-51lbs/cuft

    Based on above 5 cubic yards = 27cu.ft. = approx - 6,750lbs