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Old 03-23-2011, 08:05 AM
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Dump Bed Capacity - How To Figure??

How much yard debris will a 16' dump bed with 6' sides hold, in cu. yards? How do you figure it?
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Old 03-23-2011, 08:59 AM
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with mathmatics.... for volume....length x with x height = volume
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Old 03-23-2011, 10:10 AM
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length * width * height = volume
16 * 8? * 6 = 768 cu ft

1 cu yd = 27 cu ft so (768 cu ft)/(27) = 28.44 cu yd.

I assumed that the dump trailer was an 8' wide deck over model.

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