Guide for the Use of Volumetric and Continuous Mixing Concrete Equipment

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Title: Guide for the Use of Volumetric and Continuous Mixing Concrete Equipment

Author(s): ACI Committee 304

Publication: Materials Journal

Volume: 88

Issue: 1

Appears on pages(s): 92-105

Keywords: admixtures; aggregates; batching; calibrating; cements; cold weather construction; colored concrete; concrete construction; field tests; fresh concretes; grout; hot weather construction; material handling; measurement; mixing; mixing plants; mixing time;

Date: 1/1/1991

Abstract:
Includes a short history of, and information on, the basic design and operation of equipment used for the production of concrete by volumetric measurement and continuous mixing (VMCM), frequently called mobile mixers. Definitions, applications, and quality assurance testing are discussed. The use of this equipment is compared to weigh-batch-mix equipment for some of the limited differences.