# How much cement is in a barrel?

## How much cement is in a barrel?

The following data can be used to determine the silo capacity needed. 1 Barrel of Cement = 300 lbs of blown in, or “fluffed” cement.

### How big is a 200 ton silo?

200 Ton Standard Haven Silo Package Standard Havens built this nominal 200 ton capacity silo with matching drag slat conveyor. The drag is 88′ long, 3′ wide and 3′ deep. It is rated at 300 tph.

**How many cubic feet are in a barrel of concrete?**

To solve the mystery of a BBL (barrel), cement was originally sold by the barrel (4 cubic feet per barrel, 94# per cu. ft. packed).

**What is a cement silo?**

A cement silo is the on-site storage container that allows for the storage and distribution of different cement mixes. Cement silos can come in a range of sizes to fit the needs of construction sites.

## How much cement do I need for a 55 gallon drum?

The number of bags of concrete you need to fill a 55 gallon drum depends on the size of bag you are using. For instance, if you are using 60 lb bags, you need 16 bags of concrete to fill a 55 gallon drum, and if you are using 80 lb bag of concrete, you need 12 bags of concrete to fill a 55 gallon drum.

### How many tons can a silo hold?

RULE OF THUMB ON SILO CAPACITIES: 20′ x 40′ = 280 T. 20′ x 70′ = 575 T. For any other size silo the radius squared expressed as a decimal (divided by 100) times the tonnage of a 20 ft. silo will give the capacity in tons.

**How do you calculate silage tonnage?**

The pounds of silage in the silo is calculated by multiplying: Length (ft) x width (ft) x depth (ft) x density (lb/cu-ft) at the final moisture content.

**How do I calculate how much concrete I need?**

How to calculate concrete:

- Determine how thick you want the concrete.
- Measure the length and width that you’d like to cover.
- Multiply the length by the width to determine square footage.
- Convert the thickness from inches to feet.
- Multiply the thickness in feet by the square footage to determine cubic feet.

## How much is a silo?

The budget capital cost of a cylindrical silo vessel can vary from $50,000 for a small bolted silo to over $1,000,000 depending on the size, and materials of construction.

### How many tons are in a silo?

**How much does 1 gallon of concrete weigh?**

How much does 1 gallon of concrete weigh? Generally used for fair estimate, on average, 1 gallon of concrete can weigh approximately 20 pounds or 0.01 tons, and which can hold volume about 0.133 cubic feet or 0.0049 cubic yards.

**How much does a 55 gallon drum of wheel weights weigh?**

per gallon. 55 gal x 8.34 lbs/gal = 459 lbs with the weight of the plastic drum = 484 lbs. To achieve this calculation, oil weighs 7.2 lbs. per gallon….6 Example 55-Gallon Drum Weights.

55-Gallon Drum Model | Average Weight |
---|---|

Lined Steel Drum Open Top | 45 lbs (20 kg) |

Stainless Steel Drum Open Top | 50 lbs (23 kg) |

## What does BBL stand for barrel?

The abbreviation BBL refers to a barrel of crude oil. In the oil industry, an oil barrel is 42 US gallons. Some sources say this abbreviation originated with Standard Oil Co.

### How much does a silo cost?

**How is silage calculated?**

Example Calculation The pounds of silage in the silo is calculated by multiplying: Length (ft) x width (ft) x depth (ft) x density (lb/cu-ft) at the final moisture content. For example the silo is 50 feet long by 30 feet wide and the silage averages 12 feet deep.

**How many tons are in a bag of silage?**

Silage bags come in many diameters and lengths to suit the needs of different operations; 8 ft in diameter and 150 ft long is a common small bag size. While density of silage impacts the capacity of a bag, this size will hold between 100-150 tons (as-fed).