Enter the gate width (ft), the gate height (ft), and the gate weight grade (lbs/ft^2) into the Gate Weight Calculator. The calculator will evaluate the Gate Weight. 

Gate Weight Formula

The following formula is used to calculate the Gate Weight. 

GW = W * H * G


  • GW is the Gate Weight (lbs)
  • W is the gate width (ft) 
  • H is the gate height (ft) 
  • G is the gate weight grade (lbs/ft^2) 

How to Calculate Gate Weight?

The following two example problems outline the steps and information needed to calculate the Gate Weigth.

Example Problem #1

  1. First, determine the gate width (ft).
    • The gate width (ft) is calculated to be : 6.
  2. Next, determine the gate height (ft). 
    • The gate height (ft) is measured to be: 3.
  3. Next, determine the gate weight grade (lbs/ft^2). 
    • The gate weight grade (lbs/ft^2) is found to be: 20.
  4. Finally, calculate the Gate Weight using the formula above: 

GW = W * H * G

The values provided above are inserted into the equation below and computed.

GW = 6 * 3 * 20 = 360.00 (lbs)

Example Problem #2

The variables required for this problem are provided below:

gate width (ft) = 3

gate height (ft) = 4

gate weight grade (lbs/ft^2) = 50

Test your knowledge and check your answer with the calculator.

GW = W * H * G = (lbs)