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Concrete Mix Design for Paving Concrete Mix Design for Paving

Many specifying authorities seek to assure the quality of concrete provided to them by choosing a prescriptive approach that narrowly defines the quality or source of raw materials, and the proportions in which they are used. Read more

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Material Incompatibility Material Incompatibility

Today's concrete mixes are more complex than ever, combining a wider range of cements, supplementary cementitious materials (SCM), and chemical admixtures to produce economical concretes that can meet exacting performance requirements. Unfortunately, materials sometimes interact in unexpected ways that adversely affect setting time, workability, and strength development. Among the more common problems that result are premature stiffening, excessive cracking, and poor air-void systems. Read more

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