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How much does 55 gallons of water weigh?
about 400 lbs.
A 55-gallon drum of oil weighs about 500 pounds. The drum weighs about 20 pounds, and each gallon of oil weighs about 8 pounds each.
About 8.35 pounds.
One gallon of water weighs about 8.35 pounds (about 3.8 kilograms).
Approximately 346.5 pounds.
1 gallon of regular water weighs about 8 1/3 pounds (8.345 pounds) This is about 3.785 kilograms. 1 US gallon= 3.785 l Density of water= 1 kg/l density= mass/volume … 1 kg/l = m/ 3.785 l m = 3.785 kg Weight= mg= 3.785 kg*9.81 m/s 2 =37.1 kg*m/s 2 =37.1 N = 8.34 pounds *For the UK or Imperial gallon, m= 4.546 kg (almost exactly 10 pounds, which is how it was originally defined, i.e. 10 pounds of distilled water)
A gallon of water is 8.35 pounds. Thus 55x8.35= 421.25.Pounds. So 421.25 pounds for just the water. Nothing else
Approximately 470-475 LBS
A gallon of water weighs about 8 pounds.1000 g/liter453.592 g/lb3.78541 liters/gallon so 8.345 lb/gallon of water
Answer Approximately 44 pounds. Closer estimates for steel drums are; 20 pounds for close top drums typically used for liquids and 23 pounds for open top used with… a locking ring. Based upon actual containers that we use, a more realistic estimate would be from 32 to 36 pounds depending on open or closed type drum.
a plastic drum usually weighs 10kg or 22lbs by itself.
Let's do this. we know that 1 Gallon = 3785 ml we know that 1 ml of water = 1g (metric system is awesome) so 1 gallon of water = 3785 grams 1 lb = 453 grams 1 gallon of water …= ( 3785 / 453 ) lbs about 8.35 lbs / gallon * 55 459.25
AROUND 9.5 KG FOR CLOSE TUP