What size Asphalt Bin do I need?
One of the most vital points that you need to understand before hiring our asphalt containers is that it is an exceptionally heavy material. It is such a heavy product that you will not just need a bin capable of handling the weight of the asphalt, but additionally a sturdy vehicle to carry the bin full of the asphalt waste.
Calculating Asphalt Weight
Before booking one of our asphalt containers, you will initially need to figure out the amount of material you will be moving to rent the right size of bin. The National Asphalt Pavement Association has given guidance 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 should be correctly loaded inside the bin for safety, and, because of the disposal guidelines, asphalt bins need to be solely restricted to asphalt. If you need a mixed-use bin for asphalt and various other materials such as concrete, you can rely on us to provide the same. When you load the bin with asphalt, see to it that it is packed 12- to 18-inches from the top of the bin to guarantee secure transportation from the job site to the garbage disposal center.
One more thing you need to take into consideration when filling an asphalt bin is that the weight of the asphalt together with the weight of the bin has the possibility to damage the storage area. That’s why it is strongly advisable to use plywood below the bin to allow for more even weight allotment in addition to lessen the threat of damages.