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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
Water 1000 Kg/ m3
Bricks (broken) 1420 Kg/ m3
Bricks(common) 1600 Kg/ m3
Cement(ordinary) 1440 Kg/ m3
Cement (rapid hardening) 1250 Kg/ m3
Cement Mortar 2000 Kg/ m3
Cement Concrete (Plain) 2400 Kg/ m3
Cement Concrete (Reinforced) 2500 Kg/ m3
Glass 2500 Kg/ m3
Lime Concrete 1900 Kg/ m3
Cement Plaster 2000 Kg/ m3
Lime Plaster 1700 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
Coal 600 Kg/ m3
Plastics 1250 Kg/ m3
Oils 800 Kg/ m3
Ashes 650 Kg/ m3
Clinker 750 Kg/ m3
Rubber 1300 Kg/ m3
Slag 1500 Kg/ m3
Clay Soil 1900 Kg/ m3
Sand (dry) 1540 to 1600 Kg/ m3
Sand (wet) 1760 to 2000 Kg/ m3
Steel 7850 Kg/ m3
Chalk 2100 Kg/ m3
Bitumen 1040 Kg/ m3
Unit weight of building materials

Also read – How To calculate unit weight of steel bar.

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Comments ( 5 )

  1. Tnku for Good nd imp info.

  2. HBRT Dharmawardhana
    April 4, 2018 at 7:19 am

    Thanks a lots for the good info

  3. Engr. Md. Moniruzzaman
    October 15, 2018 at 1:41 pm

    Unit weight of sand (wet) is wrong.

  4. Thanks a lots for the good information

  5. density of stone dust?

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