What size Asphalt Bin do I need?
One of the most important points that you need to consider before choosing our asphalt bins is that it is an exceptionally heavy product. It is such a heavy material that you will not only need a bin capable of dealing with the weight of the asphalt but additionally a sturdy vehicle to carry the bin filled with the asphalt material.
Calculating Asphalt Weight
Before booking one of our asphalt bins, you will first need to calculate the quantity of material you will be moving to lease the most suitable size of the bin. The National Asphalt Pavement Association has actually given guidance on asphalt weight calculations. According to NAPA, asphalt density weight is 145 pounds per cubic foot and also 3,915 per cubic yard.
Proper Way to Load an Asphalt Bin
Asphalt needs to be correctly loaded into the bin for safety, and, because of the disposal standards, asphalt containers should be entirely restricted to asphalt. If you require a mixed-use bin for asphalt as well as various other materials such as concrete, you can rely on us to supply the same. When you pack the bin with asphalt, see to it that it is packed 12- to 18-inches from the top of the bin to guarantee safe transport from the worksite to the waste disposal facility.
Another point you need to consider when loading an asphalt bin is that the weight of the asphalt together with the weight of the bin has the possibility to cause damage to the storage location. That’s why it is highly recommended to use plywood below the bin to allow for even more even weight allotment in addition to decrease the possibility of damages.