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Admixtures in Concrete

Admixtures in Concrete admixture in concrete Admixtures are those ingredients in concrete other than portland cement, water, and aggregates that are added to the mixture immediately before or during mixing (Fig. 6-1). Admixtures can be classified by function as follows:   Admixtures in Concrete Air-entraining admixtures Water-reducing admixtures Plasticizers Accelerating admixtures Retarding admixtures Hydration-control admixtures… Read More »

Chemical Admixtures In Concrete

Chemical Admixtures In Concrete What Are They? Why Are They Used? How Applied? Effectiveness 5 Typical Functions of Admixtures Chemical admixtures are the ingredients in concrete other than portland cement, water, and aggregate that are added to the mix immediately before or during mixing. Producers use admixtures primarily to reduce the cost of concrete construction;… Read More »

What is an Admixture | Functions of Admixtures

What are Admixtures Admixtures are artificial or natural materials added to the concrete besides cement, water and aggregate to improve certain property of concrete during casting or setting or service stage. To improve the properties of the concrete required. It can be divided in 2 groups that is: Chemical Mineral   Functions of Admixture As… Read More »