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Unit Weight of Materials Used at Construction Site

Following table shows unit weight of materials used at construction site. Please note this is for reference purpose only and may vary from place and type of material.


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Weight in(KG/M³)

Approx Weight at Site in




1 Cement 1440 50 Bag
2 Steel 7850 d²/162 d -dia in mm
3 Sand-
Dry 1600 50 to 55 farma 1 farma=1.25cft
River 1840 57 to 63 farma 1 farma=1.25cft
4 Stone(basalt) 2850 to 2960 48 to 52 farma metal 12mm to 20mm
5 Water 1000 1 liter
6 PCC 2240 8.24 to 8.5 Cube mould cube mould size=15x15x15cm
7 RCC 2% Steel 2420
8 Bricks 1600 to 1920 1.9 to 2 no 9x4x2 3/4″
4.8 to 4.9 no 9x6x3 3/4”
9 Brick Masonry 1920
10 Soil(damp) 1760 50 to 55 cft Black cotton
11 Cement concrete block(solid) 1800 18 to 20 cft 30x15x20 cm
10 to 11 no 30x10x20 cm
12 Cement Mortar 2080 57 to 62 cft
13 Lime Mortar 1760 48 to 52 cft
14 Lime 640 30 bag
15 Glass 2530 0.9 to 0.95 sft 4mm tk plain
16 Teak Wood 670 to 830 18 to 20 cft
17 Sal Wood 990 22 to 24 cft
18 Marble mosaic tile 2.8 to 3.2 no 25x25x22mm
4.8 to 5.2 no 30x30x25mm
19 Chequered tile 2.5 to 2.8 no 25x25x22mm
20 Glazed tile15x15cm 0.20 to 0.25 no 5mm tk
21 Marble Stone 2620 5.1 sft 3/4″tk
22 Granite Stone 2460-2800 5.35 sft 3/4″tk
23 Coddappa 2720 6.4 sft 1 1/4″tk
24 A.C.sheet corrugated 16 1.2 sft
25 Bitumen 1040 220 Drum 200liter drum
26 Window frame (simple design) 1.9 to2.1 sft
27 Door Frame
a)3’00×7’0 25 to 27 no section 4″x2 1/2″
b)2’6″x7’0 24 to 26 no section 4″x2 1/2″
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