What size Asphalt Bin do I need?
One of the most essential things that you should understand prior to choosing our asphalt bins is that it is an extremely hefty product. It is such a heavy product that you will not only need a bin capable of managing the weight of the asphalt, but additionally a heavy-duty vehicle to haul the bin loaded with the asphalt waste.
Calculating Asphalt Weight
Before booking one of our asphalt containers, you will first need to calculate the quantity of product you will be moving to rent the most ideal size of bin. The National Asphalt Pavement Association has actually given recommendations on asphalt weight calculations. According to NAPA, asphalt density weight is 145 lbs per cubic foot and 3,915 per cubic yard.
Proper Way to Load an Asphalt Bin
Asphalt must be correctly placed inside the bin for safety, and also, because of the disposal guidelines, asphalt containers should be entirely assigned to asphalt. If you need a mixed-use bin for asphalt and various other products such as concrete, you can rely on us to provide the same. When you pack the bin with asphalt, ensure that it is packed 12- to 18-inches from the top of the bin to guarantee safe transport from the worksite to the garbage disposal center.
One more 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 potential to damage the storage location. That’s why it is highly advisable to use plywood below the bin to enable even more even weight distribution in addition to minimizing the possibility of damages.