Thanks Kelly and Hank for your replies.
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To: J.G.Castellano ; firstname.lastname@example.org
Sent: Wed, Oct 10, 2007 11:18
Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] Concrete with air.
What they are suggesting is higher strength concrete 25Mpa which is about
3600 psi. The air is air entrainment. 5% is the value you should look for.
This will improve the conrete's durability especially freeze-thaw
durability. I know you VE3's live in the temperate zone but every little bit
helps. Mpa is the abbreviation for Mega-Pascals the metric measure of
pressure or in this case force per unit area.
Lonberg Design Group, Ltd.
H. Lonberg, P.E., S.E., PEng.
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From: "J.G.Castellano" <email@example.com>
> I am installing a Trylon tower and the foundation drawing calls for
> concrete (20MPa), when I explained what I was doing one of the concrete
> companies recommended 25Mpa with air. Can someone please explain what is
> Julio VE3FH
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