**What is the weight of mortar per cubic meter & per cubic feet**

Mortar used act as binding material in various construction work like bricklaying, block work, retaining wall formation, plastering and flooring, it is prepared from mixing of sand and cement in required proportion to achieve targeted compressive strength according to design structure.

Most important ingredients of mortar are using of Portland cement, lime and fine sand, in which cement and lime act as Binder or adhesive material and sand act as filler.

Mortar is prepared by mix of several ingredients, it might be Portland cement with sand known as cement mortar, lime mix with sand known as lime mortar, cement mix with lime and sand commonly known as lime cement mortar.

Generally cement mortar is prepared by mixing of 1 parts cement to 3 – 6 parts of sand such in the ratio of mix as 1:3, 1:4, 1:5 and 1:6. Lime mortar is prepared by mixing of 1 parts cement to 3 parts sand such as in the ratio of mix as 1:3. And cement lime mortar is prepared by mixing of 1 parts cement to 1 parts lime to 6 parts sand such as in the ratio of mix as 1:1:6 (1 cement: 1 lime: 6 sand).

In this article we know about “what is the weight of mortar per cubic meter, per cubic feet, per gallon, per litre, per cubic yard and per cubic inch. This will help to viewers in better understanding and it is easy to choose the most suitable bag size of mortar you wanted according to requirement.

**Weight of mortar per cubic meter**

Mortar is looking as paste of mixture of various ingredients like Portland cement, sand and lime, some mortar have fly ash and dust, regarding this, “what is the weight of mortar per cubic metre”, generally on average weight of mortar is about 2162kg per cubic metre.

Regarding this, how many kilo (kg) are in a cubic meter of mortar, its depend on density of different ingredients in mortar that will varies, but generally, on average there are 2162 kilograms in a cubic metre of mortar.

**Weight of mortar per cubic foot**

Lime mix in the mortar improve the plasticity and workability of mortar providing high degree of cohesiveness and it also spread easily under the trowel, regarding this, what is the weight of mortar per cubic foot, on normal, generally, on average weight of mortar is about 135lb or 60kg per cubic foot.

Regarding this, how many pounds are in a cubic foot of mortar, its depend on density of different ingredients in mortar that will varies, but generally, on average there are 135 pounds in a cubic foot of mortar.

**Weight of mortar per cubic yard**

One cubic yard is represented as 3 feet long by 3 feet wide by 3 feet height, total equal as 27 cubic feet, as we know weight of 1 cubic foot of mortar is 135lb or 60kg, for 1 yard = 135× 27 = approx 3600 lb, regarding this, what is the weight of mortar per cubic yard, generally, on average weight of mortar is about 3600lb per cubic yard.

Regarding this, how many pounds are in a cubic yard of mortar, its depend on density of different ingredients in mortar that will varies, but generally, on average there are 3600 pounds in a cubic yard of mortar.

**Weight of mortar per litre**

Litre is the standard unit for measuring the the liquid quantity and its volume, generally 1000 litres is equal as one cubic metre, for one cubic metre mortar weight is 2162kg, fo 1 litre mortar = 2162/1000 = 2.162kg, regarding this, what is the weight of mortar per litre, generally, on average weight of mortar is about 2.162kg or 4.75lb per litre.

Regarding this, how many pounds are in a litre of mortar, its depend on density of different ingredients in mortar that will varies, but generally, on average there are 4.75 pounds in a litre of mortar.

**Weight of mortar per gallon**

In United States, according to US customary measurement system, 1 US gallon = 3.785 litres, one litre of mortar weight around 2.162kg or 4.75lb, so 1 gallon of mortar weight = 3.785 × 2.162 = approx 8kg or 18lb, regarding this, what is the weight of mortar per gallon, generally on average weight of mortar is about 8kg or 18lb per gallon.

Regarding this, how many pounds are in a gallon of mortar, its depend on density of different ingredients in mortar that will varies, but generally, on average there are 18 pounds in a gallon of mortar.