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Material Weights


Construction Material
Acoustic Fiberboard (1") 1.5 pounds per sq. ft.
Acoustical Tile 1 pound per sq. ft.
Asphalt Shingles 2.2 – 2.5 pounds per sq. ft.
Brick, 4" thick 40 pounds per square ft.
Concrete 150 pounds per cu. ft.
Concrete (per 1" thickness) 12.5 pounds per square ft.
Concrete Block 8" 36 pounds each
Decking, 2" nominal 4.3 pounds per sq. ft.
Earth 80-125 pounds per cu. ft.
Mineral Wool or Fiberglass (1" thick) 0.05 pounds per sq. ft.
Suspended Acoustical Ceiling System 2.5 pounds per sq. ft.
Water 62.5 pounds per cu. ft.
Wood Shingles 3 pounds per sq. ft.
Wood Shakes 4-6 pounds per sq. ft.
 
Flooring
Carpet and pad 2 pounds per sq. ft.
3/4" Ceramic or Quarry tile with mortar bed 16 pounds per sq. ft.
Hardwood (1" nominal) 4 pounds per sq. ft.
Linoleum 1.5 pounds per sq. ft
 
Framed Walls – 8 ft. high
2 x 4 @ 16" o.c. 10.6 pounds per l ft.
2 x 4 @ 24" o.c. 8.9 pounds per l ft.
2 x 6 @ 16" o.c. 16.7 pounds per l ft.
2 x 6 @ 24" o.c. 14 pounds per l ft.
Gypsum Board 1/2" 4 x 8 70 pounds
Gypsum Board 1/2" 4 x 12 105 pounds
Gypsum Board 5/8" 4 x 8 85 pounds
Gypsum Board 5/8" 4 x 12 130 pounds
Gyp-crete (3/4" thickness) 6.5 pounds per sq. ft.
 
Lumber
2 x 4 x 8 9 pounds each
2 x 6 x 8 14 pounds each
2 x 8 x 8 18 pounds each
2 x 10 x 8 24 pounds each
2 x 12 x 8 29 pounds each
 
Masonry Walls
6", no grout 31 pounds per sq. ft.
8", no grout 35 pounds per sq. ft.
12", no grout 50 pounds per sq. ft.
6", vertical cells solidly grouted 56 pounds per sq. ft.
8", vertical cells solidly grouted 77 pounds per sq. ft.
12", vertical cells solidly grouted 118 pounds per sq. ft.
6", cells grouted 16" o.c. 46 pounds per sq. ft.
8", cells grouted 16" o.c. 60 pounds per sq. ft.
12", cells grouted 16" o.c. 90 pounds per sq. ft.
 
Oriented Stran Board (OSB)
3/8" 45 pounds
7/16" 48 pounds
1/2" 55 pounds
19/32" 64 pounds
23/32" 74 pounds
 
Plywood – 4 x 8 sheets
3/8"
38 pounds
1/2" 50 pounds
3/4" 75 pounds
 
Sand
Dry 101 pounds per cu. ft.
Wet 120 pounds per cu. ft.
 
Snow
Freshly Fallen 10 pounds per cu. ft.
Packed 30-50 pounds per cu. ft.

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