Unit Weight Of Building Materials

Unit Weight Of Building Materials Used in Construction:

There are many building materials used in construction. In the below table we have tried to cover the unit weight of building materials which are most commonly used at the construction site.

                          Material                        Unit Weight
Water1000 Kg/ m3
Bricks (broken)1420 Kg/ m3
Bricks(common)1600 Kg/ m3
Cement(ordinary)1440 Kg/ m3
Cement (rapid hardening)1250 Kg/ m3
Cement Mortar2000 Kg/ m3
Cement Concrete (Plain)2400 Kg/ m3
Cement Concrete (Reinforced)2500 Kg/ m3
Glass2500 Kg/ m3
Lime Concrete1900 Kg/ m3
Cement Plaster2000 Kg/ m3
Lime Plaster1700 Kg/ m3
Stones (Ballast)1720 Kg/ m3
Stones (Aggregates)1750 Kg/ m3
Stones (Basalt)2850 Kg/ m3
Stones (Granite)2450 Kg/ m3
Stones (Marble)2650 Kg/ m3
Timber (Oak, Sal)510 Kg/ m3
Timber (Mango)650 Kg/ m3
Timber (Teak)625 Kg/ m3
Coal600 Kg/ m3
Plastics1250 Kg/ m3
Oils800 Kg/ m3
Ashes650 Kg/ m3
Clinker750 Kg/ m3
Rubber1300 Kg/ m3
Slag1500 Kg/ m3
Clay Soil1900 Kg/ m3
Sand (dry)1540 to 1600 Kg/ m3
Sand (wet)1760 to 2000 Kg/ m3
Steel7850 Kg/ m3
Chalk2100 Kg/ m3
Bitumen1040 Kg/ m3
Unit weight of building materials

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