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lathamj

07:12AM | 07/29/05
Member Since: 07/28/05
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Bvlawn
How much cement do I need to pour a 4 inch deep 22'W x 32'L foundation?

Thank you

bravey

09:23AM | 07/29/05
Member Since: 06/23/04
162 lifetime posts
Cement is a component of the powdery mix which also includes sand and aggregate that make up CONCRETE. Your dimensions work out to 1.63 cubic feet. A typical 60 lb. bag of concrete mix will yield between 1/2 and 2/3 cubic feet of concrete. Read the bag for exact volume. Thus you will need about 3 to 4 bags.

Regards

tomh

09:58AM | 07/29/05
Member Since: 07/01/03
550 lifetime posts
If this is a concrete pad, I estimate you need 8.7 cubic yards =((4/12)*22*32)/27. This will require at least a truck-load (forget the bags).

Bravey was having a bad day on the previous estimate.

bravey

02:48PM | 07/29/05
Member Since: 06/23/04
162 lifetime posts
Opps! Tomh is right. My computer screen makes the ' symbol look like an inch symbol. 1.63 cf won't go near as far as 8.7 cyds.....although, if I had a bag of magic concrete and wished really really hard........

Sorry

tomh

03:24PM | 07/29/05
Member Since: 07/01/03
550 lifetime posts
Bravey, you don't miss too many, and since you missed this by a mile I assumed you had just seen something different. Keep up the good work, and go easy on me when I make a mistake.

Magic concrete...LOL

Altereagle

09:14PM | 07/31/05
Member Since: 12/27/02
543 lifetime posts
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