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How To Calculate Cement Bags In 1 Cubic Meter

Procedure To Calculate Cement Bags In 1 Cubic Meter:

Let us consider the nominal mix is 1:2:4


Loss of cement is considered as 2%

Output of mix is considered as 67%

To achieve 1 cum output, we need 1/0.67 = 1.49 say 1.50 cum dry mix.

Now add the wastage of 2%, i.e (1.50 + 0.02) = 1.52 cum.

Volume of cement = (cement/cement+sand+aggregate) × Total material

=(1/1+2+4) × 1.52

=0.2171 cum

As we know, the density of cement is 1440 kg/cum and

Weight of 1 bag cement = 50 kg.

Therefore volume of 1 bag cement = 50/1440

=0.0347 cum.

No. of cement bags required in 1 cubic meter = 0.2171/0.0347

= 6.25 bags.

Note: You can use the same formula for calculating cement for other nominal mixes.

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Comments ( 31 )

  1. Good knowledge. Thanks.

  2. Very good knowledge

  3. If Mix 1:2:4 then volume of cement =cement/cement+sand+Aggregate =(1/1+2+4)×1.52 sand 2 time of cement Qty

  4. V.g far, great work, keep up, Thanks…

  5. Please reply some one who knows this

  6. Could u kindly mail me about the design mix of m40 grade concrete.
    Gentleaadi123@gmail.com

  7. Thank you so much for the knowledges!

  8. Can you mail me mix design for m30 grade as I will be replacing 5,10,15% of fine aggregate with glass and plastic waste respectively for my degree project

  9. Himanshu Bhardwaj
    March 30, 2017 at 6:57 am

    Sir can u provide all this Useful information in pdf… Plzz

  10. Great CIVIL, good information

  11. Some senior engineers are not explain this very easy way.. thanks..

  12. Bhai kitab me to 28.4 bag likha tha yar

  13. Please provide formular and details for calculating cement bags quantity per cubic metre.

  14. aderemi oluwasegun Isaac
    October 11, 2017 at 4:12 am

    Kindly send the formula to my mail, thanks for the informations

  15. Sachidanand pd singh
    November 8, 2017 at 12:44 pm

    Very good .please send design mix of m20&m25

  16. Great information

  17. how to calculate steel, in concrete work, what dia of rods in con;work, how many kg of steel rods.

  18. Why 67% and 2%? Are they constant per 1cum

  19. Any one please send mix design for m30 grade of concrete using 1%, 1.5%,2% crimped Steel and poly propylene fibres

  20. 50multiple 27.6and thicknass 0.42
    How to calculate cemant bages … plzz tell me

  21. 1:1.5:3 mix concrete 1cum me cement ki quantity ?
    Cement ki quantity=(1.54/1+1.5+3)*1
    =.28cum
    Bag of cement= .28*1440
    = 403.2 (8.0 64)
    Sir KyA ye right answer hai.

  22. This is great, thank you sir.

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