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Capacity* of Rectangular Sand/Salt Storage Facility (Cubic Yards)

Width x Length (ft)
Wall Fill Height (ft)
9
8
7
6
40 x 80
1400
1300
1200
1100
40 x 100
1800
1700
1600
1500
50 x 80
1900
1800
1700
1600
50 x 100
2500
2400
2200
2100
50 x 120
3100
3000
2800
2600
50 x 140
3700
3500
3300
3100
60 x 80
2400
2300
2200
2100
60 x 100
3200
3100
2900
2700
60 x 150
5300
5000
4700
4500
70 x 100
4000
3900
3600
3500
70 x 120
5000
4800
4600
4400
70 x 140
6100
5800
5500
5200
70 x 150
6600
6300
6000
5700
80 x 120
6100
5800
5600
5300
80 x 140
7400
7100
6700
6400
80 x 150
8000
7700
7300
7000

 

* Assumptions

  1. Concrete walls are filled to noted height on end wall and both side walls and then sloped upward at material's angle of repose to maximum height.
  2. Toe of pile extends to front wall/door.
  3. No material is piled higher than top of concrete walls.


This page last updated on 6/27/13