9 Things That Weigh Around 4000 lbs (pounds)


The reason for the quest to know about the weight of things is different for different people.

For some it’s out of genuine curiosity or weight comparison purposes and for others it might just be to have an idea of what their items weigh and how much of it they need or can carry.

Whatever your reason is, we’ve got you covered. 

If you’ve ever wondered what items could possibly weigh around 4000 pounds, wonder no more because this piece brings you an exciting list of things that weigh exactly 4000 pounds and everything you need to know about them. 

1. 40 bags of Cement

A cement is a binder, a material majorly used for construction purposes. It is designed to set, harden, and adhere to other materials and to bind them together.

Cement is mostly never used alone, but rather to bind other substances such as sand and gravel. When mixed with fine aggregate, cement produces mortar for masonry, and when mixed with sand and gravel, it produces concrete. 

Anyone who’s into building would most likely be in need of cement at some point. A bag of cement weighs around 100 pounds, hence 40 bags approximately weighs 40,000 pounds. 

2. The White Rhino

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Ironically, the white Rhino is actually grey. They double as the largest extant species of rhinoceros and one of the oldest land mammals on earth.

They typically have two big horns on different ends of their nose and a large mouth for grazing. Though the white Rhino looks fierce, it is the most social of all Rhino species and the adult males weigh around 4000 pounds.

3. Ford Taurus

The Ford Taurus is popular for its durability  and reliability, and these qualities are evident in its constant use by law enforcement outfits in the United States.

This car is designed with a 3.5 liters V6 engine which is a 365 hp twin-turbocharged. It also has responsive suspension, SYNC 3 infotainment system, Lane departure indicator, blind-spot monitoring, collision warnings and a lot more.

With all these amazing features the car still managed  a curb weight of 4098 pounds which keeps it going even on bad terrains. 

4. A 500 kVA Transformer

Everyone has probably seen a transformer before, just that you might not know what it is called a transformer. It is typically enclosed in a wired fence to ward- off intruders and to keep people safe generally.

A transformer is a device that transfers electric energy from one alternating-current circuit to one or more other circuits, either increasing (stepping up) or reducing (stepping down) the voltage. 

The KVA in a transformer specification represents kilovolt-amperes or 1,000 volt-amperes. Hence, a transformer with a 1.0 kVA rating is the equivalent of a transformer with a 1,000 VA rating and it can handle 100 volts at 10 amps of current.

5. The 2013 Nissan Moco

The Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. is a Japanese automobile company founded on December 26, 1933, with its headquarters in Nishi-Ku, Yokohama, Japan.

For this piece, our focus is on the 2013 Nissan Moco. The 2013 Moco is not exactly the best when it comes to great interior design, but it is quite comfortable.

It has a comfortable leg space for front and rear passengers and this is a feature most small cars miss out on. 

The Nissan Moco is the perfect choice for economy shoppers and it weighs 4000 pounds.

6. A Travel trailer

The camping experience is always one to remember, from the fun to the adventure to the time shared with loved ones and the funny things that happen all through the while. But going camping with a travel trailer is the utmost camping experience.

A typical travel trailer has almost every facility in an average house and it weighs around 4000 pounds although this might vary depending on the facilities in the trailer.

7. Hyundai Genesis Sedan

Hyundai Genesis

The Hyundai brand is popularly known for its sleek and flashy designs and the Hyundai Genesis Sedan is no exception.

The  Hyundai Genesis Sedan has a refined look that attracts a lot of car lovers. It has a body wrapped with solid sheet metals, a 5.0-liter V8 engine.

These factors alongside its 420 hp contribute to its curb weight of around 4000 pounds.

8. Four 30-foot Hydro Poles

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Hydro and utility poles come in different sizes depending on the number of wires it was designed to carry. and made of different materials.

The size is also greatly affected by the materials the poles are made of. In this case, four hydro poles made from Douglas Fir that are 30 feet long will weigh approximately 4000 pounds.

Other poles of the same length and width made of a different material might weigh differently. 

9. Lexus RC F

The Lexus brand is quite known for its impeccable luxury features and they have consistently delivered in that regard for decades now, and the Lexus RC F.

The Lexus RC F has a comfortable interior that exudes luxury through and through. Its exterior is no different and it has a curb weight of about 4000 pounds. 

This beauty has 467-hp, a 5.0-liter V8 engine, and a torque-vectoring differential which explains its firm weight. For speedsters, the Lexus Rc F is a good option because it accelerates to 60 mph in 4.2 seconds which is quite good for a car within its grade.

Niklas

The weight of stuff has been an interest of mine ever since I was a child. What I believe is most fascinating about weight is how extremely heavy some objects are both on earth and in the universe.

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