Concrete Aggregate

This material covers a wide range of specifically graded products for use in all concrete applications. Concrete aggregates may need to be assessed and correct sampling is important for valid results.

Choosing Aggregate

Factors to consider

Make sure to consider the following technical elements when choosing aggregate for use in concrete:

  • Aggregate type.
  • Type of binder and cement characteristics such as gypsum or alkali content.
  • Total cementitious content.
  • Water : cement ratio.
  • Degree of hydration or cementing reaction.
  • Total water content in the fresh concrete.
  • Environment and exposure conditions of the concrete.
  • Surface : volume ratio of the concrete as affected by shape and size of elements.


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