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    Weights Formulas

    So. Dunno about other guys on here but i'm always on the hunt for good info regarding weights.
    Some of you might know some might not, info is king and be the difference between a good day scrapping or a waste of time.
    I have a notebook i keep of all relevant info to scrapping and looking to add more. Dont have much but willing to share what i have in the hopes that
    people would be willing to share what they have. For example



    Mass of Steel Plates.

    Length x Width x Thickness x 7.85 ( Density per cubic meter of mild steel) = Total weight in kgs.

    To work out other materials (Brass, Alloy) same equation but diff density. (can find lists online)



    Pipe Mass Calculation

    Outside Diameter (OD) - Wall Thickness x Wall Thickness x 0.02466 = kgs /per mtr x Length = Total weight in kgs.




    If anyone has anything to help out other scrappers, throw it up and ill keep doing the same as i find it..

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    You're talking about bigger throughput than I work with. Interesting isea, though.

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    where i work we deal in tons , ferrous and non ferrous and ive applied that knowledge to my own scrap hustle...just trying to up my game,
    if anybody is interested for recovery weights or anything along those lines please feel free to message me,
    questions, comparisons ect...

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    This pdf has density of metals per cubic ft. Can do the math from there https://www.google.com/url?sa=t&sour...=1578896760121

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    Quote Originally Posted by huntersarrow View Post
    where i work we deal in tons , ferrous and non ferrous and ive applied that knowledge to my own scrap hustle...just trying to up my game,
    if anybody is interested for recovery weights or anything along those lines please feel free to message me,
    questions, comparisons ect...

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