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Concrete Mix Verification

Concrete Mix Verification

Concrete Mix Verification

What references are available for concrete mix verifications and are there any standards in place?

RE: Concrete Mix Verification

Try the British Standard (Euronorm)  BS EN 206: Part 1 -  Concrete. Specification, Performance Production & Conformity


Andy Machon


RE: Concrete Mix Verification

This reference source is quite expensive.  Are there any other sources for concrete mixture verifications.

RE: Concrete Mix Verification

This is the fully researched, considered and approved document which has the full requirements in it. This document has been reviewed by experts and forms the latest industry thinking.  Therefore, why do you think you can get the equally good advice on the cheap?

As the saying goes:  "Pay peanuts ................get monkeys".


Andy Machon


RE: Concrete Mix Verification

In regards to the 'initial tests' referenced in the above standard, what batch size would be adequate?  

In specific, would it be appropriate to perform this type of testing in a laboratory or would it be more appropriate to perform testing from the actual batching process?

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