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General purpose concrete mixes

Cement and Concrete Association.

General purpose concrete mixes

a guide for specifiers.

by Cement and Concrete Association.

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Published by Cement and Concrete Association in Slough .
Written in English


Edition Notes

SeriesCement and Concrete Assocation design guide
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20326749M
ISBN 100721011683

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With over sites and more than dedicated employees, we’re home to everything from aggregates, asphalt, ready-mixed concrete and precast concrete products. On top of that, we produce, import and export supply materials for cement and offer national road surfacing and contracting services. Mason Sand – Graded and washed sand used for custom mortar mixes. Multi-Purpose Sand – General purpose product for landscaping projects and other general applications. Traction Sand – Provides added traction on snow and ice. Tube Sand – Great for traction in slick conditions and as additional weight in the vehicles. Also used as ballast.

To make standard concrete, mix 1 part Portland cement, parts gravel and 1 part sand with parts water. Tip: Use water that is clean and free from acid, alkaline, sulfate and oil. Mixing concrete in a wheelbarrow provides an easy way to move it where you need it. How To Tell If Your Concrete Is Ready. Use the back of a shovel to create a. Regular concrete can typically withstand a pressure from about 10 MPa ( psi) to 40 MPa ( psi), with lighter duty uses such as blinding concrete having a much lower MPa rating than structural concrete. Many types of pre-mixed concrete are available which include powdered cement mixed with an aggregate, needing only water.


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CONCRETE NOTE: 1. All the above mixes yield an amount of concrete slightly more than the quantity of coarse aggregate in the mix. Sand should be clean, well graded, free from excessive clay, organic material and fine silts.

The often-used engineering term “water-cement ratio” is a ratio of weights. For example, a typical “water File Size: KB. Concrete has a wide range of end uses, from the small DIY job to the largest civil engineering project.

This section describes general purpose, foundation and paving concretes mixed on site using Blue Circle cements in bags. Advice on the use of ready-mixed concretes for larger jobs may be obtained on request. For information on BlueFile Size: 2MB. Concrete Mixes. General Purpose Concrete – mix.

Ideal for most uses except foundations and exposed paving. It is composed of one part cement, two parts sand and three parts coarse aggregate. If using combined aggregate, this mix would beone part cement to four parts combined aggregate. Foundation Concrete – ½:3 ½ mix. Concrete General Purpose – Handy-Pak Concrete Mix.

WESTBUILD General Purpose Concrete mix is a premium blend of sand, aggregates and general purpose cement. Suitable for structural use. An all round easy to use concrete. A good general-purpose sand-mix concrete is probably the best choice. An pound bag should be enough to cast 5 to 6 stones, depending on their size.

The texture is fine enough to allow you to embed decorative glass or pebbles, and it can easily accept : Sherri Osborn. the more essential at this juncture to have general guidelines on proportioning concrete mixes. The need has been further augmented by the importance given to proportioned concrete mixes according to IS The objective of proportioningconcrete mixes is to arrive at the mosteconomical and practical combinationsof.

General purpose concrete Gen designation used for a series of concretes that are used for housing, and similar non structural applications.

The requirements specify a minimum quantity of cement (minimum cement content, or MCC) to be included, but no water cement ratio (w/c) as such, they have relatively low levels of durability. As a quick answer, a concrete mix ratio of 1 part cement, 2 parts fine aggregate (sand) and 4 parts course aggregate will cover most general domestic jobs.

Concrete mixed at this ratio is generally known as a C20 mix and it’s more than suitable for garden paths, concreting fence posts, shallow retaining wall foundations, some extension bases, shed bases and many other domestic and. Mixing concrete and mortar Print Page Summary: Learn how to mix concrete, mix cement, the concrete mix for laying paving stones and patio slabs, the concrete mix for foundations for an extension, the concrete mix for foundations for garden walls, the general-purpose mortar mix for laying bricks and blocks.

A concrete mixture ratio of 1 part cement, 3 parts sand, and 3 parts aggregate will produce a concrete mix of approximately psi. Mixing water with the cement, sand, and stone will form a paste that will bind the materials together until the mix hardens.

Multipurpose Concrete is a high quality pre-mixed formulation that is ideal for all general building and DIY projects. Ideal for making steps, paths and ramps, setting fence posts, wall foundations, concrete bases for sheds and filling holes in concrete floors.

For exterior use: Yes. For interior use: Yes. Ready to use - just add water, rip and. A slump of 20–mm is suitable for general-purpose concrete (N20 or N25). The components While it is often a case of using the materials that are on-hand when mixing concrete, it pays to consider the effect on the finished concrete if unsuitable materials are used.

Properties of Concrete Most concrete mixes have slumps in the 2- to 5-in range. Slump Test A good indication of the water content of a mix and thus the workability) can be had from a standard slump test.

Type I General purpose. General Purpose Concrete Mix is a blend of Portland cement, sand and gravel designed for use in applications over 2. thick. Ideal for sidewalks, stairs, fence post and general purpose concrete work. Various types of concrete construction requires different concrete mixes for its construction.

The recommended value of these concrete mixes for various types of construction is presented in table below: NOTES: When both fine and coarse aggregates are poorly graded, the following general rules regarding suitable proportioning of these will be.

o QUIKRETE® Fiber-Reinforced Concrete Mix eliminates the need for wire mesh reinforcement. It also offers increased resistance to surface cracking and chipping. o QUIKRETE® Concrete Mix is a good general-purpose mix for sidewalk and slab work.

o QUIKRETE® All-Purpose Gravel or File Size: KB. The three types of concrete we provide are On-site mixed concrete, Ready mixed concrete, and Volumetric concrete. Concrete Strengths. From flooring to foundations, patios to driveways, the concrete used in a project needs to be strong enough to cope with the loads it is expected to withstand.

Concrete strength is measured by the weight in can. GENERAL PURPOSE CEMENT Lafarge General Purpose cement is a quality-assured BS EN CEM II cement and carries the CE mark. It is produced using sustainable cement technology. GOOD FOR: CONCRETING BRICKLAYING FLOOR SCREEDING RENDERING MORTAR MIXES CONCRETE MIXES General mix CEMENT BUILDING/ SOFT SAND CEMENT BUILDING/ SOFT SAND LIME.

A + psi mix of concrete for all building applications over 3 inches in depht. Meets or exceeds ASTM Standards #C Available in 80, 60 and 40 pound bags. MORTAR AND STUCCO MIXES.

Also General Purpose Sand, General Purpose Rock, Fine Grade Sand and Cold Patch Asphalt. Choose from well known brands such as Hanson and Blue circle or Wickes own brand, we have a range of ready mixed, general purpose and repair concrete.

Available in different sizes up to a 20kg bag for those bigger jobs. Delivery or Click & Collect. General Purpose Cement is a cost-effective, high-quality building material. The level of consistency and versatility of General Purpose cement makes it an ideal choice in virtually all construction applications.

Supplied in a kg bulker bag ideal for large projects. GP Cement is supplied in a tough yet lightweight polypropylene bulker bag (FIBC) that can be handled by crane, Hiab or.Concrete Mix. Find a Stockist. Concrete Mix Concrete is a proportioned blend of dry aggregate, graded sands and cement suitable for all general purpose concrete applications where a quality concrete .Quikrete® Concrete Mix.

Quikrete ® Concrete Mix (BOM #) is the original 4, psi average compressive strength blend of Portland cement, sand, and gravel or stone. Just add water. Use for any general concrete work. Designed for pouring concrete 2" thick or more or building/repairing concrete .