Just telling the concrete vender that you intend on doing a slump test will
get you concrete that meets the spec. You don't have to actually do the test
From: J.P. Kleinhaus <email@example.com>
To: firstname.lastname@example.org <email@example.com>
Date: Tuesday, April 07, 1998 12:20 PM
Subject: [TowerTalk] Slump testing?
>I am scheduled to pour concrete for my (long awaited) tower
>project on Friday. I ordered 5000 PSI mix, but realize that
>short of performing a slump test on site, I have no way of knowing
>if the stuff being delivered will be up to spec.
>Any hints on doing this? Has anyone actually done this before,
>or should I assume that since I ordered 500 PSI, I should end
>up with at least 4000 PSI ? :-)
>73, J.P. W2XX
>J.P. Kleinhaus, W2XX (fdba AA2DU)
>As we say in the software business: "You are hosed."
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