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Specific weight handbook
Concrete and mortars

Material

Specific weight (KN/m3)

Concrete and mortars

Light concrete

9,0 a 20,0

Normal concrete

24,0

Reinforced concrete

25,0

Heavy concrete

>28,0

Cement mortar

19,0 a 23,0

Plaster mortar

12,0 a 28,0

Cement and lime mortar

18,0 a 20,0

Lime mortar

12,0 a 18,0

Plaster mortar

10

Metals

Material

Specific weight (KN/m3)

Metals

Steel

77,0 a 78,5

Aluminium

27,0

Bronze

83,0 a 85,0

Copper

87,0 a 89,0

Tin

74,0

Cast iron

71,0 a 72,5

Forged iron

76,0

Brass

83,0 a 85,0

Lead

112,0 a 114,0

Zinc

71,0 a 72,0

Wood/Timber

Material

Specific weight (KN/m3)

Wood/Timber

Sawn timber types C14 to C40

3,5 a 5,0

Glulam timber/ Glue laminated timber

3,7 a 4,4

Plywood board

5,0

Grey cardboard

8,0

Agglomerated with cement

12,0

MDF/fibreboard

8,0 a 10,0

Light board

4,0

Plastic

Material

Specific weight (KN/m3)

Plastics

Rubber in plates/sheets

17,0

Acrylic sheets

12,0

Linoleum in plate/sheet

12,0

Expanded polystyrene

0,3

Masonry

Material

Specific weight (KN/m3)

Masonry

Cement hollow block

13,o a 16,0

Plaster hollow block

10,0

Solid ceramic brick

18,0

Perforated ceramic brick

15,0

Hollow ceramic brick

12,0

Sand-lime brick

20,0

Enclosures/Covers

Type of enclosures/covers

Specific weight (KN/m2)

Enclosures/Covers

Simple flat roof tiles with construction reinforcement

0.75

Double flat roof tiles with construction reinforcement

0.95

fiber cement tiles (Spanish tiles) with construction reinforcement

1.05

Bulk material

Material

Specific weight (KN/m3)

Bulk materials

Dry soil

13.3

Humid soil

18

Saturated soil

21

Dry sand

16

Humid sand

18.6

Saturated sand

21

Gravel

17

Dry pebbles

17

Humid pebbles

20

Broken stone

17

Cement/span>

14

Brick dust/Clay

9

Plaster

9.7

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