[TowerTalk] Slump testing?
Tue, 7 Apr 1998 13:45:26 -0400
On Tuesday, April 07, 1998 12:02 PM, J.P. Kleinhaus [SMTP:firstname.lastname@example.org]
> 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 ? :-)
Stand in the hole. Pour the 'crete.
Hold onto a BIG scale. Hook crane to said scale. Pull.
If your arms come off before scale reads 4K, you got a bad batch.
Glad to be of help.
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