What size Asphalt Bin do I need?
One of the most important points that you need to consider before renting our asphalt bins is that it is an incredibly hefty product. It is such a heavy material that you will not just need a bin capable of managing the weight of the asphalt, but likewise, a heavy-duty vehicle to haul the bin filled with the asphalt waste.
Calculating Asphalt Weight
Prior to booking one of our asphalt containers, you will initially need to calculate the quantity of product 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 lbs per cubic foot and also 3,915 per cubic yard.
Proper Way to Load an Asphalt Bin
Asphalt must be properly placed inside the bin for safety, and also, due to the disposal standards, asphalt containers need to be entirely assigned to asphalt. If you need a mixed-use bin for asphalt and various other materials like concrete, you can count on us to supply the same. When you pack the bin with asphalt, see to it that it is filled 12- to 18-inches from the top of the bin to make sure secure transportation from the job site to the garbage disposal center.
One more thing you need to take into consideration when loading an asphalt bin is that the weight of the asphalt together with the weight of the bin has the potential to damage the storage space. That’s why it is highly suggested to make use of plywood underneath the bin to enable more even weight distribution in addition to minimizing the risk of damages.