# Metal Weight Calculator

The Metal Weight Calculator is a free online tool that calculates the metal's equivalent weight. Weight calculator is based on density values expressed in kg/m^{3} The metal weight calculator tool speeds up the calculation by displaying the metal's equivalent weight in a fraction of a second.

### What is Metal Weight and its Formula?

A metal is a solid substance that is hard, fusible, malleable, lustrous, and ductile. A metal's thermal and electrical conductivity should be good. It's a metal-bonding element that produces positive ions. It's also known as the positive ion lattice that's surrounded by a cloud of delocalized electrons. The formula for calculating the metal's equivalent weight is as follows:

**The equivalent weight of metal A = (Weight of metal A * Equivalent weight of metal B)/ Weight of metal B**

Despite the fact that our material weight calculator appears to be somewhat large at first sight, it is based on a fairly basic formula. It all boils down to the following weight formula: **weight = volume * density**

In the case of our calculator, you must also multiply the weight by the number of elements, resulting in the following equation:** Total weight = volume * density * number of pieces**

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### Table of Metal Weights

This section will likely be beneficial if you want to learn more about how our metal weight calculator works. To find out what specific densities we utilise in our computations, look at this metal weight chart.

Alloy |
Density in kg/m^{3} |
---|---|

Admiralty brass | 8525 |

Aluminium (average) | 2700 |

Babbit | 7270 |

Brass | 8500 |

Cadmium | 8690 |

Chromium | 7150 |

Cobalt | 8860 |

Copper | 8960 |

Gold | 19300 |

Iron | 7870 |

Iron (cast) | 7300 (on average) |

Iron (wrought) | 7740 |

Lead | 11340 |

Nickel | 8900 |

Platinum | 21500 |

Silver | 10500 |

Steel | 7860 |

Steel (stainless) | 7950 |

### Most Commonly Used Metals in Construction

**Aluminum** is separated from other metals by its low weight. It's one of the lightest metals used in building, despite being a robust and durable substance.

**Stainless steel** has all of the benefits of normal steel with the added benefit of aesthetic appeal.

**Titanium** as like aluminium, is mostly praised for its light weight. Because of its great corrosion resistance, it's typically employed in heating and cooling systems.

**Copper** is particularly fascinating because it is the oldest metal still in use in architecture.

### Procedure for using the Metal Weight Calculator?

- Entering the value of metal that you want to calculate its weight.
- Choose the shape and provide the number of metal elements
- Click calculate to find the result.

**Note:**In order to compute the surface area of a rectangular metal sheet, the material weight calculator will need to know the length and breadth of the rectangle, and in the case of a circle, the radius. In some circumstances, we will also inquire about the metal element's thickness.

### FAQs on Metal Weight Calculator

**1. How do you determine metal weight?**

Once you have the values for the sectional area, length and density of your metal, you can now compute the weight using the following metal weight calculation formula: **Area (mm ^{2}) x Length (m) x Density (g/cm^{3}) x 1/1000**

**2. Which metals are most commonly used in construction?**

Aluminium, Steel, Stainless steel, Titanium are the most commonly used metals in construction.

**3. What is the procedure for determining unit weight?**

Unit of the weight of steel is defined as the ratio of its weight to its unit volume. If the weight of steel is measured in kilogrammes (kg) and the volume is measured in cubic metres (m^{3}), then its unit weight = unit mass/unit volume is W = m/V.

**4. What exactly is the steel formula?**

Steel isn't a chemical compound hence it doesn't have a chemical formula. It's a metal alloy. Steel is often thought to be a carbon-iron alloy.