# How much space does a ton of coal take up?

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## What is the volume of 1 ton of coal?

The following chart is for a quick reference only and uses a baseline of 40 cubic foot per ton or another way to put it 50 pounds per cubic foot.

The Volume of Anthracite Coal by Weight.

Container Size Cubic Feet Weight to Fill the Space
4′ * 8′ * 3′ Coal Bin 96 2.4 Short Tons (4800 Pounds)
4′ * 8′ * 4′ Coal Bin 128 3.2 Short Tons (6,400 Pounds)

## How many cubic feet are in a ton of rice coal?

4x4x8 will fit about 3 tons usually mounded up a little. 1 ton of coal is approximately 40 cubic feet per ton, might be a little less, might be a little more…. The rice will take up more space than the pea.

## How big of a coal bin do I need?

general rule of thumb is approx 40 cubic feet per ton.

## How much does a ton of coal cost?

In 2019, the national average sales price of bituminous, subbituminous, and lignite coal at coal mines was \$30.93 per short ton, and the average delivered coal price to the electric power sector was \$38.53 per short ton.

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## How do you calculate tons of coal?

Thus the formula used for resource calculation is: short tons = acres x coal thickness x coal rank or density conversion factor (for example, 1,750 for lignite, 1,770 for subbituminous, 1,800 for bituminous, and 2,000 for semianthracite and anthracite) (Wood and others, 1983).

## Is coal light or heavy?

Coal is slightly denser than water (1.0 megagram per cubic metre) and significantly less dense than most rock and mineral matter (e.g., shale has a density of about 2.7 megagrams per cubic metre and pyrite of 5.0 megagrams per cubic metre).

## How much does 5 gallons of rice coal weigh?

How much does a 5 gallon bucket of rice coal weigh? Probably about 38+/- pounds. We went through this before. I have found that with pea coal it usually weighs right around 38 pounds.

## What is specific gravity of coal?

According to the U.S. Geological Survey (Wood and others, 1983), the average specific gravity of unbroken (solid) bituminous coal is 1.32.

## What does 1 yard of coal weigh?

Approximate Weights of Various Construction Material Per Cubic Yard

Material lbs./ cu. yd. tons/ cu. yd.
Coal, Anthracite 1536 .76
Coal, Bituminous 1275 .64
Coke 837 .42
Concrete, cinders 2970 1.48