Outdoor Coal Storage in Super Sacks

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Post Mon. Jul. 07, 2014 5:52 pm

RAYJAY wrote:a ton of nut will take up more space than a ton of rice, more air space between pieces
Oh here we go.. The volume vs density dilema.. :lol:
Yeah I thought the same way hahaha..
The next time I get to the bottom of the bin I'll compare fines to nut size..

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Post Mon. Jul. 07, 2014 5:53 pm

The more pieces that it is broken into, the more room it takes up. One piece takes up the least amount of space.


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Post Mon. Jul. 07, 2014 6:26 pm

Pacowy wrote:
RAYJAY wrote: a ton of nut will take up more space than a ton of rice, more air space between pieces
Sorry but I think the Mayor shot that concept down a while ago - Bulk Coal Delivery Protocol?.

Mike
i do not know but that is how it work out for me using the bulk bags

Jeff

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