Compaction of Concrete

Compaction of Concrete

Compaction of concrete is the process adopted for expelling the entrapped air from the concrete. In the process of mixing, transporting, and placing concrete air is likely to get entrapped in the concrete. The lower the workability, the higher is the amount of air entrapped.The following methods are adopted for compacting the concrete:a. Hand Compactionb.…

Process of Manufacture of Concrete

Process of Manufacture of Concrete

Batching Mixing Transporting Placing Compacting Curing Finishing. Batching The measurement of materials for making concrete is known as batching. There are two methods of batching: a. Volume batching b. Weight batching. Volume batching: Volume batching is not a good method for proportioning the material because of the difficulty it offers to measure granular material in…