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What is Concrete Sand Types & Specification Concrete

Aug 28, 2020· Concrete Workability of Sand: Unworkable mixtures fine sands are not economical. Concrete sands and coarse aggregate can produce harsh in combination.. In generally produce the most satisfactory results of aggregates that is tough to give a smooth grading curve aggregates but do not deficiency or excess of any size.

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Functions Of Fine and Coarse Aggregate in Concrete Civil

May 29, 2019· 3. It helps to prevent possible segregation of paste and coarse aggregate particularly during the transport operation of concrete for a long distance. 4. Fine aggregate reduces the shrinkage of binding material. 5. It prevents the development of a crack in the concrete. 6. It fills the voids existing in the coarse

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Different Types & Sizes of Aggregate for Concrete

Aug 11, 2018· Fine Sand: 0.06mm 0.25mm. Silt: 0.002mm 0.06mm. Clay: < 0.002mm [2] COARSE AGGREGATE. Coarse aggregates are particulates that are greater than 9.5mm. The usual range employed is between 9.5mm and 37.5mm in diameter. Typically the most common size of aggregate used in construction is 20mm. A larger size, 40mm, is more common in mass

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Aggregates for Concrete Memphis

aggregates cannot be overemphasized. The fine and coarse aggregates generally occupy 60% to 75% of the concrete volume (70% to 85% by mass) and strongly influ-ence the concrete’s freshly mixed and hardened proper-ties, mixture proportions, and economy. Fine aggregates (Fig. 5-1) generally consist of natural sand or crushed

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Effect of Fineness of Sand on the Cost and Properties of

Zone I–Sand being very coarse and Zone 4 sand is very fine. It is generally recommended by code to use sands of zones I to Zone III for Structural concrete works. AASTHO Designation: M6-93- "Standard Specification for Fine Aggregate For Portland Cement Concrete"- It indicates that the fineness modulus of sand will not be less than 2.3 and nor

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Difference Between Fine and Coarse Aggregate Civil

The surface area of fine aggregates is higher. The surface area of coarse aggregate is less than fine aggregates. 6: Function in Concrete: The voids between the coarse aggregate are filled up by fine aggregate. Coarse aggregate acts as inert filler material for concrete. 7: Uses: Fine aggregates are used in mortar, plaster, concrete, filling of

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Fine-Grained Concrete: Significance and Properties

Fine-grained concrete, also known as sand concrete, is defined as the concrete in which the coarse aggregate is replaced by sand or any filler material. The maximum size of fine aggregates used in fine-grained concrete is 10 mm. Watch Video on Fine-Grained Concrete Here>> Fine-grained concrete is gaining popularity in modern construction due to the []

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Effect of Sand Fines and Water/Cement Ratio on Concrete

the sand content in concrete. The sand particles retained on the 75µm sieve were gathered, washed with water to remove left over fines and dried by spreading in air for 7 days. Table 1: Concrete Mix Proportion for Casting Specimens. Fines (%) Cement (kg) Sand (kg) Coarse Aggregate (kg) (12 mm max. size) (Fines) Normal Sand 2 15.789 0.632 30

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Concrete Aggregates sand, cement, coarse, fine, gravel

The volume or yield of the concrete affords, in fact, one method of determining the best pro portions of aggregates. If the proportion of cement is kept the same, that mixture of coarse and fine aggregates will be the best which will give the smallest volume of concrete from a cer tain weight of aggregate.

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Sieve Analysis of Coarse and Fine Aggregates

Aug 31, 2020· Combined gradation means fine and coarse aggregates are combined (friction at many points, good interlocking, and few voids, economical). Gap grading is a grading in which one or more intermediate sizes are omitted in order to achieve a desired texture of concrete

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Different Types & Sizes of Aggregate for Concrete

Aug 11, 2018· Fine Sand: 0.06mm 0.25mm. Silt: 0.002mm 0.06mm. Clay: < 0.002mm [2] COARSE AGGREGATE. Coarse aggregates are particulates that are greater than 9.5mm. The usual range employed is between 9.5mm and 37.5mm in diameter. Typically the most common size of aggregate used in construction is 20mm. A larger size, 40mm, is more common in mass

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PROPERTIES OF AGGREGATES FOR CONCRETE Civil Engineering

Coarse aggregates have the bulk of the material retained on 4.75 mm sieve. Aggregates comprise the greatest volume percentage in portland-cement concrete, mortar, or asphaltic concrete. In a portland cement concrete mix, the coarse and fine aggregates occupy about 60 to 75% of the total mix volume.

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What are the Materials for Replacement of Sand in Concrete

A concrete mix necessarily contents cement, water, fine aggregate and coarse aggregate. Aggregate occupy about 60 70% volume of concrete. In this percentage 40 to 50 % proportion of aggregate is fine aggregate (sand). Fine aggregate selection plays vital role in concrete performance and its cost.

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Calculate Cement Sand & Aggregate M20, M15, M10, M5

The ratio of fine to coarse aggregate is chosen as usual as 1:2. From the above table we know we need 250kg of total dry aggregate for our concrete. The general ratio of fine aggregate to coarse aggregate is 1:2, but it can be adjusted between 1:1.5 to 1:2.5 based on the grading of fine aggregate and size of coarse aggregate. Sand = 1 Part

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Can Changes in Fine Aggregate Affect Concrete

Jan 01, 1996· A small number indicates a fine grading, and a large number indicates a coarser material. The fineness modulus of the fine aggregate is required for mix proportioning, since sand gradation has the largest effect on concrete workability. Concrete made with a fine sand (low fineness modulus) has much higher paste requirements for good workability.

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Types of aggregate used in building construction Civil Sir

B) coarse aggregate. A) fine aggregate:– the aggregate which are usually passes or sieve through sieve of 4.75 mm size. That is known as fine aggregate and it is normally is sand or crushed stone having size less than 9.5 mm in diameter. Different types of fine aggregates and their size. 1) stone dust -0.5 mm to 5 mm 2) coarse sand-0.5 to 2 mm

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Concrete Mix Ratio, Types, Proportioning of Concrete Mix

It is the process of determination or selection of the relative proportion of concrete ingredients that means cement, sand, coarse aggregate, and water to obtain concrete of desired quality.. From the strength point of view and economy, the main objective to select the fine and coarse aggregate in such a ratio to get a dense mix with minimum voids using the least amount of cement.

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IS 383 (1970): Specification for Coarse and Fine

Sep 25, 1970· 2.1.2 Crushed Stone Sand Fine aggregate produced by crushing hard stone. 2.1.3 Crushed Grace1 Sand line aggregate produced by crushing natural gravel. . 2.2 Coarse Aggregate -- Aggregate most of which is retained on 4*75-mm IS Sieve and containing only so

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How to Calculate Cement, Sand and Coarse Aggregate

Concrete Ingredients Calculation. For Cement, Sand and Coarse Aggregate. This is a Volumetric Calculation. Assuming we need 2 m 3 of concrete for M20 Concrete Mix, (Mix Ratio, M20 = 1 : 1.5 : 3) Total Part of the Concrete = 1+1.5+3 = 5.5 Parts. Therefore, Cement Quantity = (Cement Part / Concrete Parts ) * Concrete Volume

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Concrete Sand vs. Mason Sand vs. White Sand

Take a few minutes to learn about the three most commonly used sand types; Concrete Sand vs. Mason Sand vs. White Sand. Concrete Sand. Concrete sand is and aggregate sand usually composed of either gneiss, trap rock, limestone or granite. This specific type of sand is normally crushed at the quarry and then washed and screened for quality.

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Aggregates Portland Cement Association

Coarse aggregates are any particles greater than 0.19 inch, but generally range between 3/8 and 1.5 inches in diameter. Gravels constitute the majority of coarse aggregate used in concrete with crushed stone making up most of the remainder. Natural gravel and sand are usually dug or dredged from a pit, river, lake, or seabed.

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WHAT IS THE GRADING LIMITS FOR FINE AGGREGATES

Jul 03, 2014· Zone-I represents the coarse sand and zone-IV represents the finer sand in all the four zones. Fine aggregate belonging to zone-IV should not be used in RCC work unless tests have been made for suitability of mix proportion.

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Difference Between Fine and Coarse Aggregate

The primary sources of fine aggregates include river sand and machine sand, crushed rock sand and crushed gravel sand. The most common sources of coarse aggregate were dolomite aggregates, broken gravel and concrete, normal disintegration of soil. Surface Area: Good aggregates have a greater surface area. Less than fine aggregates is the coarse

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HOW AGGREGATE PROPERTIES AFFECTS CONCRETE

Feb 15, 2019· Coarse Aggregates are the aggregates, most of which retained on 4.75 mm IS sieve and contained only so much finer material, which is permitted for the various types described in the specification. Sand or fine aggregate: The sand should consist of natural sand, crushed stone sand or crushed gravel sand, or a combination of any these.

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