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What are recommended mix proportions for good concrete?

Good concrete can be obtained by using a wide variety of mix proportions if proper mix design procedures are used. A good general rule to use is the rule of 6’s: [list style=”arrow” color=”blue”] A minimum cement content of 6 bags per cubic yard of concrete (3,000 PSI), A maximum water content of 6 gallons

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What are the most common tests for fresh concrete?

Slump , air content, unit weight and compressive strength tests are the most common tests. Slump is a measure of consistency, or relative ability of the concrete to flow. If the concrete can’t flow because the consistency or slump is too low, there are potential problems with proper consolidation. If the concrete won’t stop flowing

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Ordering Quality Concrete For Your Driveway

Ready mixed concrete for driveways is normally specified in accordance with American Standards for Testing and Materials specification ASTM C-94. By following the correct specifications and construction methods, it will help avoid problems such as random cracking. In brief: Compressive strength – 4000 psi at 28 days is adequate strength for most climates. Most driveways, sidewalks, patios and porches should contain at least 3000 psi

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