Groundwork & Foundations Question

How many big bag of ballast do you need to make one meter of concrete

it for a covseavatories base 5 meter by 3 meter,at 100 cm

5 Answers

Best Answer

the conversion rate is as follows 1.76 tonnes per cubic metre. hope this helps you out. Darren

Answered 16th May 2011

trojan paving

Member since 29 Aug 2010

3 bags of ballast for the size and depth your quoting

Answered 15th May 2011

ADR Property Maintenance

Member since 1 Mar 2009

2.5 tons,maybe get it deliverd on small lorry,hard to shovel out of 1 ton bags.

Answered 16th May 2011


Member since 31 Oct 2010

you will require 2.5 tons of ballast to concrete your area of 5metres x 3 meters at 100mm thick so that will be 3 one ton bags.
regards darren

Answered 16th May 2011

classic constructions

Member since 5 Feb 2009

the answer is 2.7 tonnes of ballast (order 3no. 1 tonne bags) 675kgs of cement (5:1 mix) is 27no. 25kg bags of cement.

Answered 25th May 2011

Stamford Properties

Member since 21 Jan 2009

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