Contents

- 1 How many bags of cement do I need for 1 cubic yard?
- 2 How many 60 pound bags of concrete are in a cubic yard?
- 3 How much concrete will a 94 pound bag of Portland cement make?
- 4 How many 80lb bags of concrete are in a yard?
- 5 How many bags of concrete makes a yard?
- 6 How many bags of concrete do I need for a 10×20 slab?
- 7 How much area does a yard of concrete cover?
- 8 How many bags of concrete do I need for a fence post?
- 9 How many bags of concrete are in a 9 cu ft mixer?
- 10 What happens if you put too much cement in concrete?
- 11 What is the strongest concrete mix ratio?
- 12 What is the difference between Portland cement and regular cement?
- 13 Is it cheaper to mix your own concrete?
- 14 How much does a bag of concrete make?
- 15 How much area does a 50 lb bag of quikrete cover?

## How many bags of cement do I need for 1 cubic yard?

Pure **cement**, sand and crushed rock all have about the same density, so a block of pure **cement** measuring **1 cubic yard** of volume (about 3,600 pounds) will contain 45 **bags of cement**.

## How many 60 pound bags of concrete are in a cubic yard?

60 pound bag yields.**017** cubic yards.

## How much concrete will a 94 pound bag of Portland cement make?

One **94** lb. **bag of Portland Cement makes** 4.5 cubic feet of **concrete**. For thicknesses less than 2 inches and toppings, use: 1 part of **Portland Cement** with 3–4 parts of **concrete** sand or general purpose sand.

## How many 80lb bags of concrete are in a yard?

**how many 80lb bags of concrete are in a yard**? You will need 45 **bags of concrete** mix to make a cubic **yard** of **concrete**. There’s 27 cubic feet of **concrete** in a cubic **yard**.

## How many bags of concrete makes a yard?

On average, it will take 90 40lb bags, **60** 60lb bags, or 45 80lb bags to fill one cubic yard of concrete.

## How many bags of concrete do I need for a 10×20 slab?

A 60-pound **bag** yields. 017 cubic yards, and an 80-pound **bag** yields. 022 cubic yards. For a 10 x 10 **slab**, you **would need** 77 60-pound **bags** or 60 80-pound **bags**.

## How much area does a yard of concrete cover?

One Cubic Yard of Concrete: 4-inches thick – covers 81 **square feet**.

## How many bags of concrete do I need for a fence post?

Most **fence post** holes will need between 1 – 4 **bags of concrete** to securely hold the **post** in place. The best way to determine the size of the hole is: Diameter of the hole is 3 times the width of the **fence post**. Depth of the hole is one-third to half the above ground height of the **fence post**.

## How many bags of concrete are in a 9 cu ft mixer?

Our **9 cubic feet concrete mixer** is perfect and small to medium-sized **concrete** jobs. It transports easily with ball or pintle hitch capabilities. Heavy-duty paddles mix the **concrete** to a uniform consistency. This **concrete mixer** can fit up to two **bags of concrete**.

## What happens if you put too much cement in concrete?

Excessive **cement** means high heat of hydration which lead to thermal stresses in **concrete** which will lead to cracks in **concrete**. Shrinkage in **concrete** is directly proportional to the amount of paste in **concrete**. So there will **many** shrinkage cracks in **concrete if** due precautions are not taken.

## What is the strongest concrete mix ratio?

A strong concrete mix would be something like **1:3:5** (Cement, Sand, Coarse Gravel). In this case, both the sand and gravel are the aggregate.

## What is the difference between Portland cement and regular cement?

Although the terms **cement** and **concrete** often are used interchangeably, **cement** is actually an ingredient of **concrete**. **Portland cement** is not a brand name, but the generic term for the type of **cement** used in virtually all **concrete**, just as stainless is a type of steel and sterling a type of silver.

## Is it cheaper to mix your own concrete?

One of the least expensive ways to get **concrete** is to **mix your own**. You can buy bags of the **mix** from a home improvement store. Typically, you only have to add water for it to be ready to pour. Otherwise, you risk getting a weaker **concrete** once it cures, which could lead to cracks or crumbles within a couple of years.

## How much does a bag of concrete make?

one 20kg **bag** will cover an area of 1.1m2 to a depth of approximately 10mm. or 108 x 20kg **bags** equates to one cubic metre of mixed **concrete**.

## How much area does a 50 lb bag of quikrete cover?

One **50-pound bag of Quikrete** Fast Setting **Concrete** Mix yields about. 375 cubic feet. For example, if you need to **cover** 33.333 cubic feet, using 60-**pound** bags of **concrete**, divide 33.333 cubic feet by. 45 cubic feet to get 74.07 total bags of **concrete**.