# Quick Answer: How Much Does A 55 Gallon Drum Weigh?

## How many 55 gallon drums do I need for a dock?

Building a Floating Dock with 55 Gallon Drums 4 55 gallon closed-head plastic shipping drums.

4 2×8 treated boards, 8′ long, for outer frame.

7 2×4 treated boards, 8′ long, for inner frame.

17 1×6 treated boards, 8′ long, for decking..

## How much does a 55 gallon drum of sand weigh?

816lbsA 55 gallon drum filled with sand weighs 816lbs. The empty drum weighs 38lbs.

## How much weight will a 55 gallon drum support?

Each 55 gallon barrel will float approximately 450 pounds, BUT that is when the barrel is 99% submerged.

## How heavy is a gallon of dirt?

7.92 poundsA typical loose sample of fairly dry topsoil weighs around 1600 pounds per cubic yard. There are 27 cubic feet in a yard and 7.48 gallons in a cubic foot. 1600/27=59.26 pounds a cubic foot. 59.26/7.48=7.92 pounds per gallon.

## How much does a gallon of sludge weight?

Anyone have a link or documentation on the average weight of septage? Answers: Water weighs 8.34 pounds per gallon. I use this number and, with a little variation, it works for septage as well as grease trap waste.

## How much weight will a 30 gallon drum float?

200 pounds30’s have plenty of flotation, so that’s not a problem. Each drum will support well over 200 pounds.

## How much weight will a dock float hold?

How much weight can docks hold? Roll in and sectional docks can hold 30 pounds per square foot. A 4×16 dock is 64 square feet X 30 pounds = 1920 pounds spread evenly over the dock. For floating docks, dock capacity varies depending on the size of floats.

## How much does a 55 gallon drum of glycol weigh?

510.5 lbsTotal Fluid Volume of Product: 55 Gallons. Glycol Content: Greater than 95% by volume. Guaranteed Assay (Purity) of Propylene Glycol: Greater Than 99.8% (USP Certified)…Technical Specifications:Weight510.5 lbsDimensions24 × 24 × 41.29 in

## How much does a 55 gallon drum full of dirt weigh?

Depends on composition. You can be looking at 9 to 12 pounds per gallon. probably 600 pound range with a not quite full drum of sifted dirt.

## How much does 1 gallon of water weigh?

approximately 8.3 pounds1 gallon of water weighs approximately 8.3 pounds so 2 gallons of water would weigh approximately 16.6 pounds.