prescribes a standard concrete mix ratio that he thinks will produce the required concrete. He may also indicate the type and size of aggregate to be used. The Builder/site engineer prepares the mixes based on the ratio that has been prescribed. 2.1.3 Designed Mixes In these mixes the performance of the concrete is specified by
Get PriceThe nominal mix for M25 grade is (1:1:2). The quality of concrete depends on a number of factors and the standard mix just gives us a rough estimate of the quantities of material required, this is exactly where a design mix procedure is required as it is evident from the results that for the same mix proportion when exposure and material
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Get PriceThe strength of concrete is divided into twelve grades such as C7.5, C10, C15, C20, C25, C30, C35, C40, C45, C50, C55 and C60. Concrete mix ratios are expressed in two ways: one is expressed in materials used per cubic meter of concrete (Water: Cement: Sand: Gravel), and the other is expressed as a ratio
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Get Priceof ingredients of a concrete mix is in the terms of parts or ratios of cement, fine and coarse aggregates. For e.g., a concrete mix of proportions 1:2:4 means that cement, fine and coarse aggregate are in the ratio 1:2:4 or the mix contains one part of cement, two parts of fine aggregate and four parts of coarse aggregate. The proportions are
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Get PriceThe mix ratio is 1:4:8 (1 Cement, 4 Sand and 8 Aggregate) Application/use: - To provide the uniform surface of the foundation concrete and to prevent the direct contact of foundation concrete from the soil. 2- Ordinary grade of concrete. M10 GRADE. The mix ratio is 1:3:6 (1 Cement, 3 Sand and 6 Aggregate) It is used as PCC (Plain Cement Concrete)
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