What size Asphalt Bin do I need?
One of the most vital points that you should recognize before choosing our asphalt containers is that it is an extremely hefty product. It is such a heavy material that you will not just require a bin capable of taking care of the weight of the asphalt, but additionally a sturdy truck to carry the bin filled with the asphalt waste.
Calculating Asphalt Weight
Prior to scheduling one of our asphalt bins, you will first need to calculate the amount of product you will be moving to rent the most ideal size of bin. The National Asphalt Pavement Association has actually provided 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 properly loaded inside the bin for safety, and, due to the disposal standards, asphalt containers should be solely dedicated to asphalt. If you need a mixed-use bin for asphalt as well as other products like concrete, you can rely on us to provide the same. When you load the bin with asphalt, make sure that it is filled 12- to 18-inches from the top of the bin to make sure safe transport from the job site 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 area. That’s why it is highly advisable to use plywood below the bin to allow for more even weight allotment as well as to minimize the threat of damages.