**How Many Bags Of Concrete In A Yard?**

**How many bags of concrete do i need?** Let me** clear first,** here we are **discussing** about **ready mix concrete mix bags.** Traditionally, **concrete is made **by mixing cement, sand, and** aggregate** together to make the **homogeneous dry mix**. Then** water is added **to the mix to** make concrete** for different **work.**

**But now** people **don’t want** to order** each material** separately and **then mix **them and use **them for work**. The concrete is **now available **in dry mix **products **which are **filled in** bags like** cement bags.** So, the buyer **only needs** to add sufficient **water to make **wet concrete.

**There **is a various** brand that **supplies this **dry mix concrete** product such as Quikrete, **Sakrete,** and other** brands in the USA.**

**How many bags of concrete in yards** are required to **depend **on the **weight or size of **the concrete **dry mix bag** you have** ordered **from the **company.**

**Different Brands of Dry Mix Concrete Bags**

** 1. QUIKRETE**

**QUIKRETE** **Rip Rap** is a properly **proportioned** mixture of **portland cement, **graded sand, **and other **approved** ingredients **that can be **packaged in various bags.** Examples of the **types of bags** include** biodegradable paper,** fiberglass **scrim-reinforced paper,** or burlap bags for** erosion control applications.**

**PRODUCT USE QUIKRETE**

**Rip Rap construction is suitable for**

- Bulkheads
- Riverbanks
- Slopes & Embankments
- Anchoring underwater cables
- Canals
- Revetment
- Lakefronts
- Dams
- Sea walls
- Culverts

**QUIKRETE Rip Rap benefits include:**

**The free form** construction** technique allows** for the** elimination of forming** and finishing procedures.

- Attractive finished wall appearance
- Ideal for remote inaccessible locations
- No mixing equipment required
- SIZES

**Quikrete Rip Rap is available in the following weight**

- 60 lb (27.2 kg) Paper Bag (No. 1129-60)
- 60 lb (27.2 kg) Burlap Bag (No. 1129-61)
- 60 lb (27.2 kg) Poly Bag (No. 1129-62)
- 60 lb (27.2 kg) Scrim Bag (No. 1134-60)
- 80 lb (36.2 kg) Paper Bag (No. 1129-80)
- 80 lb (36.2 kg) Scrim Bag (No. 1134-80)

### 2. Sancrete

The original** bagged concrete mix,** trusted by **pros since 1936**. This **professional-grade mix delivers** consistent **performance, high strength,** and a smooth finish** that makes it **ideal for every** concrete project** from **slabs to footings **and **everything in between**.

**A quality mixture of sand,** coarse aggregate, and** cementitious materials.** For repair and building** jobs where** concrete thickness** exceeds 2 inches (50 mm). **

**Ideal for pouring footings**, setting **posts and poles**, and building **walkways,** driveways, patios, **and steps. **When used as directed, **SAKRETE High Strength Concrete**** Mix** meets or exceeds the **strength** specifications in** ASTM C 387.**

Bag Size | Yield |

40 lb. (18.1 kg) | 0.30 cu. ft. (.008 cu. m) |

45 lb. (20.4 kg) | 0.34 cu. ft. (.01 cu. m) |

60 lb. (27.2 kg) | 0.45 cu. ft. (.012 cu. m) |

80 lb. (36.2 kg) | 0.60 cu ft. (.016 cu. m) |

90 lb. (40.8 kg) | 0.68 cu. ft. (.02 cu. m) |

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**How Many Bags of Concrete In A Yard**

Let’s understand with an example,

**1. How Many 40lb Bags Of Concrete In A Yard?**

**If you** ordered a **40lb (18.1 kg) weight bag of concrete **which **yields work **approximately **0.30 cu. ft.**

So, we know that **3 ft = 1 yard**

Therefore, **3 ft x 3 ft x 3 ft = 27 cu. ft **and **1 yard x 1 yard x 1 yard = 1 cu. Yard**

It means** 27 cu. ft = 1 cu. yard**

So, you get** how many bags of concrete in a yard**, you have to** divide** the **27 cu. ft. by 0.60.**

27 /0.60 = 90 bags

So, you** required 90 bags **of concrete** in a yard of work.**

**2. How Many 45lb Bags Of Concrete In A Yard?**

**If you** ordered a **45lb (20.4 kg)** weight **bag of concrete** which **yield work **approximately** 0.34 cu. ft.**

So, we know that** 3 ft = 1 yard**

Therefore, **3 ft x 3 ft x 3 ft = 27 cu. ft** and** 1 yard x 1 yard x 1 yard = 1 cu. Yard**

It means **27 cu. ft = 1 cu. yard**

So, you get **how many bags of concrete in a yard**, you have to divide the** 27 cu. ft.** by **0.34.**

27 /0.34 = 80 bags

**So, you required 80 bags of concrete in a yard of work.**

**3. How Many 60lb Bags Of Concrete In A Yard?**

**If you **ordered a **60lb (27.2 kg)** weight** bag of concrete **which **yield work** approximately** 0.45 cu. ft.**

So, we know that 3 ft = 1 yard

Therefore**, 3 ft x 3 ft x 3 ft = 27 cu. ft **and **1 yard x 1 yard x 1 yard = 1 cu. Yard**

It means **27 cu. ft = 1 cu. yard**

So, you get **how many bags of concrete in a yard**, you have to divide the **27 cu. ft. by 0.45.**

27 /0.45 = 60 bags

**So, you required 60 bags of concrete in a yard of work.**

**4. How Many 80lb Bags of Concrete In A Yard**

**If you** ordered an** 80lb (36.2 kg) weight bag of concrete** which** yield work** approximately** 0.60 cu. ft.**

So, we know that** 3 ft = 1 yard**

Therefore, **3 ft x 3 ft x 3 ft = 27 cu. ft** and **1 yard x 1 yard x 1 yard = 1 cu. Yard**

It means** 27 cu. ft = 1 cu. yard**

So, you get **how many bags of concrete in a yard, **you have to divide the **27 cu. ft. by 0.60.**

27 /0.60 = 45 bags

So, you required** 45 bags of concrete in a yard of work.**

**5. How Many 90lb Bags Of Concrete In A Yard?**

**If you** ordered a** 90lb (48.8 kg**) weight **bag of concrete **which **yield work** approximately **0.68 cu. ft.**

So, we know that **3 ft = 1 yard**

Therefore,** 3 ft x 3 ft x 3 ft = 27 cu. ft** and **1 yard x 1 yard x 1 yard = 1 cu. Yard**

It means** 27 cu. ft = 1 cu. yard**

So, you get **how many bags of concrete in a yard,** you have to divide the **27 cu. ft. by 0.68.**

27 /0.68 = 40 bags

So, you required **40 bags of concrete in a yard of work.**

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**How Much Water Will I Need Per Bag?**

Th**e amount of water** to add per **bag depends** on the** size and weight **bag supplied by the **company.**

**Always** Check** Company recommended** **water amount per bag **of concrete **while making the mix.**

The following are various **sizes of concrete bags** and **recommended water **content in them.

Bag Size | Water |

40 lb. (18.1 kg) | 1.8 Liter |

45 lb. (20.4 kg) | 2.1 Liter |

60 lb. (27.2 kg) | 2.8 Liter |

80 lb. (36.2 kg) | 3.7 Liter |

90 lb. (40.8 kg) | 4.2 Liter |

**How Many Square Feet Are In A Yard Of Concrete?**

The** square feet area** cover by the** yard of the concrete bag **will depend on the **thickness of the slab.**

**For example,**

If we have **60lb of a bag of concrete** and we know that it will give us **0.45 cu ft of work.**

And, the **thickness of slab** is** 2” (2/12 = 0.17 ft, Because 12” = 1 ft)**

**Convert cu ft to sq ft,**

**Sq ft = cu ft / thickness (depth)**

= 0.45/0.17 = **2.64 sq ft**

So, an 8**0lb bag of concrete can cover an area of 2.64 sq ft area.**

Similarly, another size of a bag of concrete and their **covered area** is given in the **below table,**

**1. For 2” Thickness of Slab**

Bag Size | Sq ft Area Work |

40 lb. (0.30 cu. ft) | 1.76 sq ft |

45 lb. (0.34 cu. ft) | 2.0 sq ft |

60 lb. (0.45 cu. ft) | 2.64 sq ft |

80 lb. (0.60 cu. ft) | 3.52 sq ft |

90 lb. (0.68 cu. ft) | 4.0 sq ft |

**2. For 4” Thickness of Slab**

Bag Size | Sq ft Area Work |

40 lb. (0.30 cu. ft) | 0.90 sq ft |

45 lb. (0.34 cu. ft) | 1.02 sq ft |

60 lb. (0.45 cu. ft) | 1.35 sq ft |

80 lb. (0.60 cu. ft) | 1.80 sq ft |

90 lb. (0.68 cu. ft) | 2.04 sq ft |

**3. For 6” Thickness of Slab**

Bag Size | Sq ft Area Work |

40 lb. (0.30 cu. ft) | 0.60 sq ft |

45 lb. (0.34 cu. ft) | 0.68 sq ft |

60 lb. (0.45 cu. ft) | 0.90 sq ft |

80 lb. (0.60 cu. ft) | 1.20 sq ft |

90 lb. (0.68 cu. ft) | 1.36 sq ft |

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