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Title: New and Simple Tester for Slump of Concrete
Author(s): K. W. Nasser
Publication: Journal Proceedings
Appears on pages(s): 561-565
Keywords: compaction tests; concretes; consistency tests;fresh concretes: quality control: research: slump tests: test equipment; tests: workability.
Abstract:Describes a new and simple apparatus called the "K-Slump Tester" used to measure the slump of concrete in 1 min. Over 450 tests were performed in several centers. The results show that there is good correlation between the K-slump measured with the tester and the slump measured with the standard cone. Use of the apparatus is simple and economical.
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