coarse aggregate

coarse aggregate

[′kȯrs ′ag·rə·gət]
(materials)
Crushed stone or gravel used in concrete; will not, when dry, pass through a sieve with ¼-inch-diameter (6-millimeter) holes.

coarse aggregate

Aggregate retained on a 4.76-mm (No. 4) sieve. Also see crushed gravel, crushed stone, gravel, pea gravel.
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Agency officials defined state department of transportation-qualified coarse aggregate as a relevant product market, where the product has narrowly defined properties and few, if any, substitutes in many concrete and asphalt applications.
Grits are a type of processed corn meal, the exact production of which is rather complicated, so suffice to say it is a coarse aggregate of dried corn kernels which, when boiled in water or stock, absorb the liquid and take on a smooth, creamy texture, much like a loose mashed potato or northern Italian polenta.
The size of coarse aggregate depends upon the nature of work.
Use of recycled coarse aggregate (RCA) in the production of concrete is a way towards sustainable development and green concrete production.
However, the current testing methods are empirical and time-consuming in assessing the angularity of coarse aggregate.
The lightweight concrete that was part of this research used traditional mixes of coarse aggregate, fine aggregate, portland cement, and water.
The maximum size of natural coarse aggregate used was 20 mm (3/4 inch).
The project will involve the placing of more than 20,000 tonnes of asphalt, and requires a 64mm-thick base layer of coarse aggregate stone.
Porous Ceramic Coarse Aggregate (PCCA) was used as an internal water curing system.
The increasing use of natural coarse aggregate (NCA) creates an ecological imbalance.