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# How much concrete can you get in a wheelbarrow?

A typical contractor's wheelbarrow has a volume of about 6 cubic feet. Doing the math, 27 cubic feet per cubic yard divided by 6 cubic feet per wheelbarrow equals 4.5 wheelbarrows per cubic yard. Of course, how you are using the wheelbarrow for your concrete work will vary.

Accordingly, how much concrete can you put in a wheelbarrow?

"One cubic yard of ready-mix yields nine contractor-size wheelbarrows of concrete. " "A construction wheelbarrow full of concrete can weigh nearly 400 pounds." AFAIK a contractor's wheelbarrow is roughly 6 Cu ft. Since your's appear to be much smaller, 11 trips seems too few.

Secondly, what is the capacity of a wheelbarrow? Wheelbarrows are available in a variety of volumes, typically from 2 cubic feet on up to much larger sizes such as 6 cubic feet for a contractor-grade wheelbarrow. A typical garden variety wheelbarrow with a deep basin holds approximately 3 cubic feet; the shallower ones typically hold 2 cubic feet.

Furthermore, how many wheelbarrows are in 1m3 of concrete?

One cubic metre of concrete weighs around 2.4 tonnes. That equates to about 25-30 wheelbarrow loads per 1m3!

How heavy is a wheelbarrow full of concrete?

A construction wheelbarrow full of concrete can weigh nearly four hundred pounds.

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