How to reduce segregation in Concrete?




Hello Friends, In this article today I we will discuss how to reduce segregation in concrete? so after reading this article you will be able to know how to control segregation in concrete, Lets get start.

What is Segregation in Concrete?

Segregation is the separation of particle which are present in the concrete, Cement , sand and aggregate so when these particle are separate from each other in concrete so that is called segregation of concrete.




How to reduce Segregation in Concrete: 

1: The concrete water cement ratio should be in limit.

2: The concrete should be not too wet and too dry.

3: Never place concrete from large height.

4: Concrete transportation should be correctly.

5: Choose the shortest route for transportation of concrete mix.

6: The vibrator should be use in concrete just for right time not too long and not too less.



7: The formwork should be tight.

8: Don’t vibrate the formwork.

9: Don’t allow concrete to flow.

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Written by: Engr Sami Ullah Stanikzai

 

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