The approximate weight of 1 cubic yard of sand is 2,600 to 3,000 pounds. This amount is also roughly equal to 1 1/2 tons. More »

One cubic yard of concrete weighs around 4,000 pounds. Concrete is measured in cubic yards. Concrete is made out of sand, gravel and cement. Cement is made out of limestone, silica and alumina. Cement is a gray powder th... More »

Cubic yards can be converted to tons with the aid of a volume-to-weight conversion table. For instance, 1 cubic yard of uncompacted computer paper weighs approximately 655 pounds. Since 1 ton = 2,240 pounds, 1 cubic yard... More »

One cubic yard of concrete weighs around 4,000 pounds. Concrete is measured in cubic yards. Concrete is made out of sand, gravel and cement. Cement is made out of limestone, silica and alumina. Cement is a gray powder th... More »

A cubic yard of normal concrete weighs approximately 4,000 pounds, according to Cemex. This may vary based on the mix design, the amount of hydration and environmental conditions. More »

One cubic yard of topsoil weighs approximately 1,080 pounds. This estimate is based on the calculation that 1 cubic yard equals 27 cubic feet. One cubic foot of topsoil weighs approximately 40 pounds. These weights are e... More »

One cubic yard is equivalent to approximately 764.55 liters. To convert a certain number of cubic yards to liters, one can multiply the number of cubic yards by 764.55. More »

www.reference.com Science Measurements