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Cement, sand and gravel mixtures

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Commonly used cement, sand and gravel mixtures:

ContructionMaterials Volume RatioMaterials Required
CementSandGravelCement
(sacks)
Sand
(cubic yards)
Gravel
(cubic yards)
Normal static loads, no rebar, not exposed 1 3 6 4.2 0.5 0.95
Foundations and walls, normal static loads, exposed 1 2.5 5 5.6 0.45 0.9
Basement walls 1 2.5 4 5.6 0.5 0.8
Basement walls, waterproof 1 2.5 3.5 5.9 0.55 0.8
Floors, light duty, driveways, sidewalks 1 2.5 3
Reinforced roads, walls, exposed 1 2 4
High strength, floors, columns 1 1 2
  • 1 cubic yards = 0.7646 m3 = 27 ft3
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