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Published by H. M. Stationery off. [printed by Harrison and sons, ltd.] in London .
Written in English


  • Concrete.

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Other titlesBreeze and clinker aggregates.
LC ClassificationsTA441 .L35
The Physical Object
Paginationiv, 17 p.
Number of Pages17
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6309426M
LC Control Number34025390

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Mineral Aggregates - Physical Properties Summary Introduction Specific Gravity and Solid Volume Absorption, Moisture Content, and Permeability Unit Weight, Voids Content, and Bulking Strength, Toughness, Hardness, and Deformability Thermal Properties Durability and Soundness Porosity in Aggregates Wear and. Test specimens. Paste prisms, 25 × 25 × mm, with a mm gauge length, were cast at water to cementitious materials ratios, ranging from to to obtain normal consistency values as per ASTM C [].In some mixtures, ground granulated blast-furnace slag (see Table 1) was used to partially replace 25% of the cement.. Mortar bars, 25 × 25 × mm, with a mm gauge Author: H. Kabir, R.D. Hooton, N.J. Popoff.   Soundness Test on Aggregates. To determine the weathering resistance of aggregate soundness test is conducted. If the resistance against weathering is good for aggregate, then it will have high durability. For soundness test we need some chemical solutions namely sodium sulphate or magnesium sulphate.   A In the case of manufactured sand, if the material finer than the No. sieve consists of the dust of fracture, essentially free of clay or shale, these limits are permitted to be increased to 5 and 7%, respectively.. The soundness of fine aggregates can be determined by subjecting the material to five cycles of the soundness test. The weighted average loss cannot be greater than 10% when.

The freezing and thawing in water test is the method that most accurately simulates actual field conditions, but the test requires a long period of time to conduct. The “quick” checks for soundness of the aggregate are the brine freeze/thaw and sodium sulfate test. If the aggregate fails the freeze. Impact test The aggregate impact test is carried out to evaluate the resistance to impact of aggregates. Aggregates passing mm sieve and retained on 10 mm sieve is filled in a cylindrical steel cup of internal dia mm and depth 5 cm which is attached to a metal base of impact testing machine. Fineness: Blaine air-permeability Test There are various methods for determining the fineness of cement particles. The Blaine air-permeability method is the most commonly used method. In the Blaine air-permeability method, given volume of air is passed through a prepared sample of definite density.   Tests on Aggregate Aggregate plays an important role in pavement construction. Aggregates influence, to a great extent, the load transfer capability of pavements. Hence it is essential that they should be thoroughly tested before using for construction. Not only that aggregates should be strong and durable, they should also possess proper shape and size to [ ].

Only certain types of coal possess this dangerous property. If clinker or breeze aggregates are to be used for any purpose care should be taken to ensure that they are sound. A clinker conforming to the test given in Appendix IX forms a sound aggregate for the purposes there specified. durability of aggregates or their resistance to the forces of weathering is one of the most important considerations in the selection of a material for highway construction. Alternate freezing and thawing of the aggregates is the major concern. INDOT uses three different test methods to evaluate soundness. in concrete, aggregate properties affecting performance of the concrete, tests used to measure aggregate properties, and methods used to obtain test samples. Normalweight as well as lightweight aggregates are discussed. The measurement system used in this Bulletin is the Inter-national System of Units, or SI Units. Accordingly, readers. Responsibility for testing aggregate materials and providing aggregate properties. 39% 12% 4% 46% 10% 40% 20 6 2 24 5 21 0 10 20 30 40 50 0% 20% 40% 60% 80% % Prior to use on every major construction project More than twice every year Twice every year Once a year Less than once a year Other Number of Responses Percentage of Survey.