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How much does 55 gallons of water weigh?
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)
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 lo…cking 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.
Approximately 346.5 pounds.
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
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
About 8.35 pounds.
8.34lbs per galx55=458.7lbs 458.7lbs/2.2kilos=208.5kilograms
One gallon of water weighs about 8.35 pounds (about 3.8 kilograms).
A gallon of water weighs about 8 pounds.. 1000 g/liter. 453.592 g/lb. 3.78541 liters/gallon. so. 8.345 lb/gallon of water.
It depends whether you mean empty or full, and whether it is made out of steel or nylon. Empty steel drums may weigh from 20-44 pounds, with 32-36 pounds being realistic. Full… ones weigh according to not only the empty drum weight, but the weight of the liquid or whatever material is in it.
One gallon fresh water is 8.36 lbs