Coal Bin sizes

Coal Bin sizes

PostBy: georgedj On: Wed Nov 21, 2012 6:32 pm

I am going to build a coal bin in my basement how do i know what size to make it

Thanks

George
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Re: Coal Bin sizes

PostBy: Kungur On: Wed Nov 21, 2012 6:39 pm

I have 5 mobile bins in my basement. There are 4'x4'x4'. and each one holds about 1.25 tons.
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Re: Coal Bin sizes

PostBy: Wiz On: Wed Nov 21, 2012 6:40 pm

Container Size Average Weight (tons)
4 x 8 x 2 1.6
4 x 8 x 2 1.6 tons
4 x 8 x 3 2.4
4 x 8 x 4 3.2
4 x 8 x 5 4 tons
4 x 8 x 6 4.8 tons
5 x 8 x 2 2 tons
5 x 8 x 3 3 tons
5 x 8 x 4 4 tons
5 x 8 x 5 5 tons
5 x 8 x 5 5 tons
4 x 10 x 2 2 tons
4 x 10 x 3 3 tons
4 x 10 x 4 4 tons
4 x 10 x 5 5 tons
4 x 10 x 6 6 tons
4 x 12 x 2 2.4tons
4 x 12 x 3 3.6 tons
4 x 12 x 4 4.8 tons
4 x 12 x 5 6 tons
4 x 12 x 6 7.2 tons
5 x 12 x 2 3 tons
5 x 12 x 3 4.5 tons
5 x 12 x 4 6 tons
5 x 12 x 5 7.5 tons
5 x 12 x 6 9 tons
Last edited by Wiz on Wed Nov 21, 2012 6:44 pm, edited 1 time in total.
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Re: Coal Bin sizes

PostBy: Richard S. On: Wed Nov 21, 2012 6:43 pm

Generally speaking 40 cubic feet per ton, there is some basic dimensions/volumes here:

Volume of Anthracite by Weight
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Re: Coal Bin sizes

PostBy: VigIIPeaBurner On: Wed Nov 21, 2012 6:43 pm

How much do you want to store, how much do you have and what is the space configuration? Do you want to shovel or auger the coal. Answers to your question and the ones I mentioned can be found by entering "coal bin size" in the custom Google search in the upper right of this screen.
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Re: Coal Bin sizes

PostBy: georgedj On: Thu Nov 22, 2012 9:17 am

VigIIPeaBurner wrote:How much do you want to store, how much do you have and what is the space configuration? Do you want to shovel or auger the coal. Answers to your question and the ones I mentioned can be found by entering "coal bin size" in the custom Google search in the upper right of this screen.



Thanks for the help and I'm going to shovel and i have a 1000sq basement with plenty of space the only problem is that i have to put in a window well for a chute i just need to contact the coal supplier to see if they can reach where i want to put it
right now I'm carrying down buckets at a time
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