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Weight and Measurement Equivalents

1,728 cubic inches = 1 cubic foot
46,656 cubic inches = 1 cubic yard
2,150 cubic inches = 1 bushel
7,056 cubic inches =, 1 barrel
231 cubic inches = 1 gallon
144 cubic inches = 1 board-foot
27 cubic feet = 1 cubic yard
128 cubic feet = 1 cord
1.24 cubic feet = 1 bushel
4.08 cubic feet = 1 barrel
25.4 millimeters = 1 inch
0.9144 meter = 1 yard
0.454 kilogram = 1 pound
1.609 kilometer/hr= 1 mile per hour
0.90718 metric ton = 1 US ton
3.7851 liters = 1 US gallon

 

Dumping Angles

(Angles at which different materials will slide out of tipped body)

Material                                 Angle                         Material                                 Angle
Ashes, dry                             330                              Earth, loose                           280
Ashes, moist                        360                              Earth, compact                     500
Ashes, wet                            300                              Garbage                                300
Asphalt                                  450                              Gravel                                     400
Brick                                       400                              Ore, dry                                  300
Cinders, dry                          330                              Ore, fresh mined                 370
Cinders, moist                     340                              Rubble                                   450
Cinders, wet                         310                              Sand, dry                               350
Cinders & clay                      300                              Sand, moist                          400
Clay                                        450                              Sand & crushed stone        270
Coal, hard                             240                              Shingles                                400
Coal, soft                               300                              Stone                                     300
Coke                                       230                              Stone, broken                      270
Concrete                                300                              Stone, crushed                    300