Volume Calculations

Volume Calculation

One Builders Bag @ 0.75 cubic meters (0.75m3) Approximately will cover

Topsoil will cover Approx           7.5 square meters @ 100mm deep
                                                           15m2 @ 50mm deep

Decorative Gravel will cover Approx       30m2 @ 25mm deep 
Also Bark Chippings                           15m2 @ 50mm deep

Slate will cover Approx                          60m2 @ 12mm deep
                                                           30m2 @ 25mm deep
                                                           15m2 @ 50mm deep

 Road stone will cover Approx                 7.5m2 @ 50mm deep      
 (Twice the density)                            3.75m2 @ 100mm deep

Top Dressing per single application
  will cover Approx                                   714m2
  (see product user guide)
                                                             (6 Applications on 119m2 of lawn)

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To work out the volume you require simply multiply   Width x Length x Depth

  5m wide x 3m long x 0.05m(50mm) deep = 0.75m3 = one bag Approx
   3m wide x 5m long x 0.1m(100mm) deep = 1.5m3 = two bags Approx


To work out the volume of a circle/pond you use

Half the Diameter to give us the radius then
  Radius x Radius x 3.14 x depth
= Volume

  Diameter is 3m and we need 225mm depth
   so divide Diameter 3m by 2 = 1.5m Radius

Then simply multiply 1.5 x 1.5 radius x 3.14 x 0.225(225mm) deep = 1.59m3
 = two bags Approx

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Conversion Factors

1m3= 1.3 cubic yards

To convert cubic yards to cubic meters multiply by 0.7646
You have 13 cubic yards so multiply 13 x 0.7646= 10 cubic meters (10m3)

1m3= 35.3 cubic feet
To convert cubic feet to cubic meters multiply by 0.02832
You have 353 cubic feet so multiply 353 x 0.02832= 10 cubic meters (10m3)

cu/FEET tocu/YARDS
1 cubic yard= 27 cubic feet
To convert cubic feet to cubic yards divide by 27
You have 270 cubic feet so divide 270'/.27= 10 cu/yards (yd3)

1 square yard= 9 square feet
 To convert square feet to square yards divide by 9
 You have 90 square feet so divide 90'/.9= 10 sq/yards (yd2)

m2 to yd2
1 square meter=1.19599 square yards
 To convert square meters to square yards multiply by1.19599

   m2 to yd2 Conversion  Calculator                                                                       

Volume Conversion Calculator      Area Conversion Calculator

Straight Line Conversion Only  (This is NOT a Volume or Area conversion)
Do not try to use Inches to work out Volume the numbers are too big !

1 Inch= 25.4mm
To convert Inches to millimeters multiply by 25.4
You have 3 Inches so multiply  3 x 25.4= 76.2mm (0.0762m)


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