Ball Test for Field Control of Concrete Consistency

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Title: Ball Test for Field Control of Concrete Consistency

Author(s): J. W. Kelly and Milos Polivka

Publication: Journal Proceedings

Volume: 51

Issue: 5

Appears on pages(s): 881-888

Keywords: no keywords

Date: 5/1/1955

Abstract:
A simple field test is described for determining the consistancy of fresh concrete interms of the penetration of a 6-in. 30-lb ball. Experiences of users are given, and comparisons with slump are made. Considerations in the practical use of the ball are discussed.