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The International Concrete Abstracts Portal is an ACI led collaboration with leading technical organizations from within the international concrete industry and offers the most comprehensive collection of published concrete abstracts.
Title: Report of Committee on Aggregates
Author(s): ACI Committee on Aggregates
Publication: Journal Proceedings
Appears on pages(s): 334
Abstract:At the very beginning the importance of the aggregate in the make-up of concrete was appreciated, and the necessity for research in determining the laws for grading of aggregates, and also for determining the nature of organic matter, which experience has shown to be deleterious to concrete when occurring in bank sands. These two features, grading and impurities, have become more and more the prime factors in dealing with materials for concrete.
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