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[TowerTalk] Slump testing?

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Subject: [TowerTalk] Slump testing?
From: (Malcolm Clark)
Date: Tue, 07 Apr 1998 16:59:06 +0000 wrote:


> The plans filed with the building dept. call for 4000 PSI. The 5000
> rating is just insurance.  I figured if it takes longer than I had
> hoped to pump the concrete 300 feet into 4 different holes, I won't
> be compromising strength if I have to add a little water to add
> workability time.  All I need is to clog up a $100,000 concrete
> pump...

Sounds like you are acting as your own prime contractor--also known as
the guy who is responsible for EVERYTHING.  Did you consider hiring an
outside prime to do the pour for you?  It might cost a little more but
it should keep the liability off of you.

Just a thought.

73 Malcolm KR4HP


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