The Properties Of Concrete In Plastic Stage

The Properties Of Concrete In Plastic Stage are:

Plastic stage of concrete is that stage where concrete can be transported easily,  moulded or poured into any place

  • Good Workability:

Workability is the most important property of concrete. It may be defined as ‘ The ease with which the concrete can be mixed, transported, placed and compacted. ‘ A workable concrete mix doesn’t results in bleeding or segregation.

  • Freedom from segregation :
A good concrete should be free from segregation. Segregation means separation of coarse aggregates from concrete in plastic stage.
  • Freedom from bleeding :

A good concrete should be free from bleeding.  The appearance of Water, along with some particles of cement and very fine sand on the surface of freshly placed concrete is known as bleeding.

  • Prevention from harshness :

The concrete mix which doesn’t give smooth surface with a certain amount of trowelling is known as harsh mix.

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