Fans - Approximate Weights of Material
Material Density Lb. Per Cu. Ft.
Air at 70� - 29.92"HG 0.075
Aluminum 160
Aluminum chips 50
Asbestos 150
Asbestos loose 65
Ash, Drywood 47
Baking powder 55
Brass 530
Brass chips 160
Brick, masonry 120
Calcium, carbonate 175
Carbide, dry, crushed 50
Cellulose 95
Cement 100
Cereals, bulk barley, corn
oats
rye, wheat
38
28
50
Cherry, dry 42
Clay, loose, dry
moist
68
100
Coal 100
Coffee 50
Coke 75
Copper 550
Copper ore, crushed 190
Copper oxide 190
Cork 15
Corn meal 45
Earth, dry and loose 77
Elm, dry 35
Ferrous, grind dust 125
Flour, loose 30
Fullers earth, dry 30
Glass, ground 90
Granite, loose 96
Graphite 130
Gravel, loose, piled 120
Gypsum, loose 70
Hemlock, dry 25
Hickory, dry 53
Iron, cast 450
Lead 700
Lead oxide 565
Leather 55
Lime, quick 95
Lucite 75
Magnesia 210
Magnesium 110
Magnesium dust 30
Mahogany, dry 53
Marble, crushed 100
Metal grinding dust 125
Maple, dry 49
Oak, dry 60
Paper 50
Peat, dry 30
Pine, white, dry 25
Pine, Northern 34
Poplar, dry 29
Porcelain 150
Potash 60
Redwood, dry 30
Salt, coarse 45
Sand, dry, loose 100
Sawdust 10-20
Shavings, planer 10-20
Slate 170
Spruce, dry 29
Sodium carbonate 90
Sodium sulphate 165
Starch 95
Steel 487
Sugar 85
Sulphur 125
Sulphur, crushed 50
Talc 170
Tobacco 16
Water 62.5
Zinc 440
Zinc oxide 335

Wet material usually weights from 1/5 to 1/2 more than dry.
Sawdust and shavings usually weight from 1/3 to 1/2 of above solid weights.

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