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Old 08-12-10   #1 (permalink)
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Packing methods

Would there be much difference in quantity between 2m3 of tightly stacked wood as in the pic below and wood 'thrown' in to a 1m3 bag?
In other words, how much would be left to go in the third bag!
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Re: Packing methods

1m3 solid wood approx 1 ton, split into standard logs (20 - 30cms) 1.8m3 = 45% air. Tight stacking can obviously reduce the amount of air.
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Re: Packing methods

I weighed a cubic meter of beech the other day. Freshly split it weighed 600kg. So a ton of this would make 1.67 cubic meters.

I suppose it depends on the wood a bit for how much volume a ton of wood makes.
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Re: Packing methods

Is tightly stacked worth 150 per m3?

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Re: Packing methods

Michael, As I stated in another thread regarding the discussion on cubic metres. Here's a good rule of thumb:

1 SOLID m3 = 1.54 STACKED m3 = 2.5 THROWN m3
1 STACKED m3 = 0.65 SOLID m3 = 1.63 THROWN m3
1 THROWN m3 = 0.62 STACKED m3 = 0.4 SOLID m3
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