An 80-pound bag of concrete yields 0.60 cubic feet of wet concrete when mixed with the proper amount of water. Concrete consists of portland cement, sand, stone, gravel and additives that make the substance cure when it dries. An 80-pound bag needs about 6 pints of water to mix properly.Know More
Concrete is used for floors, foundations, sidewalks, roads, curbs, steps, footings, ramps, patios and driveways. For small applications, concrete should be poured to a thickness of at least 2 inches.
As of September 2014, there are approximately 5,500 ready-mix concrete plants in the United States, with about 55,000 trucks able to deliver the product. The industry produces nearly $30 billion of concrete annually.Learn more about Building Materials
It will take 60 60-pound bags of ready-mix concrete to make one cubic yard of concrete. This yield is approximate and does not include allowance for uneven subgrade, waste, etc.Full Answer >
Home Depot, Lowe's, and Southern States sell Quikrete 80-pound concrete mix in-store, and Amazon.com sells it online. Quikrete.com offers a quantity calculator and tips for using the product.Full Answer >
There are 45 80-pound bags and about 60 60-pound bags of concrete in a cubic yard. Each 80-pound bag of concrete covers about 0.6 cubic feet. There are 27 cubic feet in a cubic yard: 27/.6 = 45.Full Answer >
A fully loaded concrete truck has a maximum load capacity of 10 cubic yards. Ten cubic yards of concrete covers an area of between 270 and 810 square feet, depending on the thickness of the concrete slab.Full Answer >