plastic consistency

plastic consistency

The condition of freshly mixed cement paste, mortar, or concrete such that deformation will be sustained continuously in any direction without rupture.
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The extemporaneous peloids are those muds which have not been subjected to any process of maturation, and after preparation and agitation (to acquire plastic consistency and homogeneity desired), are applied with therapeutic purposes (Armijo et al.
The water film theory suggests that when soil is in the plastic consistency range, the clay particles, each of which is surrounded by a water film, slide over each other when soil is deformed.