So you’re trying to figure out how to calculate blacktop tonnage. If you ended up on Google, chances are you don’t even know where to start. Luckily, it is much easier than you might imagine. In fact, this short guide will show you the easiest way to calculate asphalt tonnage in a few simple steps.
Step 1: Measure the job
Step 2: Convert to feet
- Inches to feet: [inches] / 12 = feet
- Yards to feet: [yards] * 3 = feet
- Meters to feet: [meters] * 3.28084 = feet
- Miles to feet: [miles] * 5280 = feet
- Kilometers to feet: [kilometers] * 3280.84 = feet
Step 3: Multiply to cubic feet
Step 4: Multiply weight density and volume
Step 5: Convert to tons
Optional: Multiply by price per ton
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