# How much concrete do I need for a 16×16 slab

How much concrete do I need for a 16×16 slab it totally depends upon the thickness of the slab. Because normal slab thickness can vary between 4 inches to 6 inches. But special slab thickness can be more or less. But in this article, we will know how much concrete we need for a 16×16 slab if the thickness of the slabs is 4, 4.5, 5, 5.5, and 6 inches.

Actually concrete has measured in cubic feet, cubic yards, and cubic meters. One more thing for the slab grade of concrete should not be less than the M20 grade. Because M20 grade concrete is used in Slab, Beams, columns, etc.

## How much concrete do I need for a 16×16 slab

1. To calculate the concrete quantity of the slab first of all we have to find out the volume of the slab.
2. Then we have to divide in slab volume by the Unit.

### How much concrete do I need for a 16×16 4-inch thick slab

Length of the slab = 16 feet.
Width of the slab = 16 feet.
The thickness of the slab = 4 inches = 0.333 feet.

The volume of the slab = length × width × thickness
= 16 × 16 × 0.333 = 85.248 cubic feet.

Therefore 85.248 cubic feet of concrete are required for a 16×16 4-inch thick slab.

1 cubic yard is equal to 27 cubic feet then 85.248/27 = 3.157 cubic yards.

Then, 3.157 cubic yards of concrete will require for a 16×16 4-inch thick slab.

Now, 1 cubic meter is equal to 35.3147 cubic feet then 85.248/35.3147 = 2.413 cubic meters.

So, 2.413 cubic meters of concrete will require for a 16×16 4-inch thick slab.

### How much concrete do I need for a 16×16 4.5-inch thick slab

Length of the slab = 16 feet.
Width of the slab = 16 feet.
The thickness of the slab = 4.5 inches = 0.375 feet.

The volume of the slab = length × width × thickness
= 16 × 16 × 0.375 = 96 cubic feet.

Therefore 96 cubic feet of concrete are required for a 16×16 4.5-inch thick slab.

1 cubic yard is equal to 27 cubic feet then 96/27 = 3.555 cubic yards.

Then, 3.555 cubic yards of concrete require for a 16×16 4.5-inch thick slab.

Now, 1 cubic meter is equal to 35.3147 cubic feet then 96/35.3147 = 2.718 cubic meters.

So, 2.718 cubic meters of concrete will require for a 16×16 4.5-inch thick slab.

### How much concrete required for a 16×16 5-inch thick slab

Length of the slab = 16 feet.
Width of the slab = 16 feet.
The thickness of the slab = 5 inches = 0.416 feet.

The volume of the slab = length × width × thickness
= 16 × 16 × 0.416 = 106.666 cubic feet.

Therefore 106.666 cubic feet of concrete are required for a 16×16 5-inch thick slab.

1 cubic yard is equal to 27 cubic feet then 106.666/27 = 3.95 cubic yards.

Then, 3.95 cubic yards of concrete will require for a 16×16 5-inch thick slab.

Now, 1 cubic meter is equal to 35.3147 cubic feet then 106.666/35.3147 = 3 cubic meters.

So, 3 cubic meters of concrete will require for a 16×16 5-inch thick slab.

### How much concrete do I need for a 16×16 5.5-inch thick slab

Length of the slab = 16 feet.
Width of the slab = 16 feet.
The thickness of the slab = 5.5 inches = 0.458 feet.

The volume of the slab = length × width × thickness
= 16 × 16 × 0.458 = 117.25 cubic feet.

Therefore 117.25 cubic feet of concrete are required for a 16×16 5.5-inch thick slab.

1 cubic yard is equal to 27 cubic feet then 117.25/27 = 4.34 cubic yards.

Then, 4.34 cubic yards of concrete will require for a 16×16 5.5-inch thick slab.

Now, 1 cubic meter is equal to 35.3147 cubic feet then 117/35.3147 = 3.32 cubic meters.

So, 3.32 cubic meters of concrete will require for a 16×16 5.5-inch thick slab.

### How much concrete do I need for a 16×16 6-inch thick slab

Length of the slab = 16 feet.
Width of the slab = 16 feet.
The thickness of the slab = 6 inches = 0.5 feet.

The volume of the slab = length × width × thickness
= 16 × 16 × 0.5 = 128 cubic feet.

Therefore 128 cubic feet of concrete are required for a 16×16 6-inch thick slab.

1 cubic yard is equal to 27 cubic feet then 128/27 = 4.74 cubic yards.

Then, 4.74 cubic yards of concrete will require for a 16×16 6-inch thick slab.

Now, 1 cubic meter is equal to 35.3147 cubic feet then 128/35.3147 = 3.624 cubic meters.

So, 3.624 cubic meters of concrete will require for a 16×16 6-inch thick slab.

#### Conclusion:

In this article, we have known how much concrete is required for a 16×16 slab for different thicknesses. Concrete quantity increases when the thickness of the slab increase. This means the required quantity of quinkerete is directly proportional to the thickness of the slab.

#### FaQ

How much concrete do I need for a 16×16 slab

The standard size thickness of the slab is 4 inches. 4 inches = 4/12 = 0.333′.
So, the volume of the slab = length × width × thickness
= 16 × 16 × 0.333 = 85.248 cubic foot.
So, 85.248 cubic foot concrete will require for 16×16 feet slab.

How many cubic yards of concrete required for a 16×16 slab

If the slab thickness is 4 inches, then 3.157 cubic yards of concrete will require for a 16×16 slab.