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bulking in soil

Postby cabby » Tue Apr 08, 2008 3:11 pm

hi people i was wondering if any one had a calculation for the builking of soil and clay i have a 16.250x600x1.500 foundation which gives 14.625 m3 of soil but cant work out the bulking so cant work out how many skips will be needed can some one please help thanks looking forward to replys
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Postby LCL » Sat May 17, 2008 5:20 pm


the bulking factor of stiff clay is 1.4.

Hope this helps

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