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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: Production and Delivery of High-Strength Concrete
Author(s): Nathan L. Howard and David M. Leatham
Publication: Concrete International
Appears on pages(s): 26-30
Keywords: high-strength concretes; mixing; mix proportioning; placing; quality assurance; quality control; ready-mixed concrete; manufacturing
Abstract:High-strength concrete is becoming increasingly popular in the greater Seattle area. Testing labs and consultants in the area claim that because of the high quality of aggregate available, concrete with a strength of 20,000 psi (140 MPa) should not be difficult to produce. Results of many laboratory tests have proven this to be true, but much of this research has one on without fully considering the ready-mixed concrete supplier. They are very important to the team effort that is necessary to produce high-strength concrete and therefore must be involved in all aspects of the job, including the planning
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