Cubic yard calculator

Cubic yard calculator is an online widget, which is used to precisely estimate, how much of material you need to cover/fill a certain space.

This cubic yard calculator calculates cubic yardage based on an input of the Length (feet), Width (feet), and Depth (inch). It can be used for estimating the volume of different construction materials. For example the volume of concrete needed for a slab, patio or to cover a given area.

Cubic yard formula

Total cubic yard = >(Length * Width * (Depth / 12)) / 27

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What materials are measured in cubic yard?

A cubic yard is the capacity of the material which fits in space of one yard wide by one yard deep by one yard high. Most common materials measured in cubic yards are following:

Note, that this list includes only the most common materials. The full list is limitless, because there are countless number of materials and spaces. E.g. magicians could use our calculator to estimate how many rabbits are needed to cover the hat of 1 cubic yard:)

What is it for?

Cubic yard calculator might save your day, if you are selling one of the materials listed above. It would also bring a relief to your customers if you provide construction, gardening, or other services that are using concrete, gravel, sand, topsoil or any of the materials named above. This tool could also make it easier to plan your estimate of the materials for your personal building/construction/gardening projects at home.

Examples of Cubic yard calculator use

Cubic yard calculator calculates the space in cubic yard expression, so it’s always helpful when you need to measure any sort of space in order to fill it with some material. Imagine you’re:

What do you need to know before using Cubic yard calculator?

In order to prepare properly for your project and to plan the resources, you must estimate the amount of the material you need. In other words, you need to determine, how many cubic yards of the material you should get. How to do it? You only need 3 dimensions for this purpose: length, width & depth of the object you’re working on e.g. slab. Measure these and leave all the rest for the Cubic yard calculator.

How does it work?

It’s an online widget, which you embed to your website. Cubic yard calculator is completely customizable. You can modify the calculator without any limits until it’s so personal & unique that it meets the specifics of your business as your signature.

For example, you could add some extra fields for the calculation of weight of the material you are selling. How about adding an option to calculate the desired amount in number of boxes, packets or bags?

Still doesn’t sound like a perfect tuning? What else is great about Cubic yard calculator is that you can adjust design, color & text! Edit, modify, change it until it matches perfectly the appearance of your website. Besides, Cubic yard calculator is totally compatible with all modern browsers, and wholeheartedly responsive - works smoothly on any device whether it’s a smartphone, a tablet or desktop.

Why you should have Cubic yard calculator on your website

There are more than a couple of reasons, so here’s the list:

Benefits to your business:

Benefits to your potential clients:

Cubic yard calculator is just one of many. With CALCONIC you can build any calculator you can think of. Let’s say, you are wondering, what should be the volume of your slab, if you are planning to build a 120 sq. feet house with 2 floors, underground garage and sauna? What size of the patio you should build for your daughter’s wedding, if there will be 30 guests, 4 dining tables, small area for the music band and also some space for dancing?

General FAQ

What is a cubic yard?

A cubic yard is the volume of material which fits in space of one yard wide by one yard deep by one yard high. A cubic yard is an Imperial unit of volume, mostly used in the United States. The abbreviation used is 'yd3' or 'cu yd'.

How to calculate cubic yards?

The formula: Number of Cubic Yards = Length (in feet) Width (in feet) Depth (in feet) ÷ 27. Simply multiply the three dimensions together to find the number of cubic feet, then divide by 27 to find the number of cubic yards.

What is an online cubic yard calculator?

An online cubic yard calculator is a widget, which can be embedded to your website. It allows your website visitors to calculate cubic yards without leaving your website.

What can be measured in cubic yards?

Cubic yards can be used to measure the volume of different construction materials. For example the volume of concrete needed for a slab, patio or to cover a given area with gravel, sand, rock, topsoil, mulch, etc.

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