Enter the length (ft), the width (ft), and the thickness (in) into the Steel Plate Mass Calculator. The calculator will evaluate and display the Steel Plate Mass.

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## Steel Plate Mass Formula

The following formula is used to calculate the Steel Plate Mass.

Msp =SL * SW* T/12 * 490

- Where Msp is the Steel Plate Mass (lbs)
- SL is the length (ft)
- SW is the width (ft)
- T is the thickness (in)

## How to Calculate Steel Plate Mass?

The following example problems outline how to calculate Steel Plate Mass.

**Example Problem #1**

- First, determine the length (ft).
- The length (ft) is calculated to be : 5.

- Next, determine the width (ft).
- The width (ft) is measured to be: 6.

- Next, determine the thickness (in).
- The thickness (in) is found to be: 3.

- Finally, calculate the Steel Plate Mass using the formula above:

Msp =SL * SW* T/12 * 490

The values given above are inserted into the equation below and the solution is calculated:

Msp =5 *6* 3/12 * 490 = 3675 (lbs)

**Example Problem #2**

The variables needed for this problem are provided below:

length (ft) = 8

width (ft) = 6

thickness (in) = 2

This example problem is a test of your knowledge on the subject. Use the calculator above to check your answer.

Msp =SL * SW* T/12 * 490 =** **(lbs)