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BNBC table for basic material load

Table 6.2.1 Unit Weight of Basic Materials

 Material Unit Weight (kN/m3)  Material UnitWeight (kN/m3)
  Aluminium 27   Granite, Basalt 26.4
Asphalt 21.2 Iron –  cast 70.7
Brass 83.6 –  wrought 75.4
Bronze 87.7 Lead 111
Brick 18.9 Limestone 24.5
Cement 14.7 Marble 26.4
Coal, loose 8.8 Sand, dry 15.7
Concrete –  stone aggregate (unreinforced) 22.8* Sandstone 22.6
–  brick aggregate (unreinforced) 20.4* Slate 28.3
Copper 86.4 Steel 77
Cork,  normal 1.7 Timber 5.9-11.0
Cork,  compressed 3.7 Zinc 70
Glass, window (soda-lime) 25.5    
*  for reinforced concrete, add 0.63 kN/m3 for each 1% by volume of main reinforcement

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