slump cone

slump cone

A mold in the form of a truncated cone with a base diameter of 8 in. (20 cm), top diameter 4 in. (10 cm), and height 12 in. (30 cm); used to fabricate a specimen of freshly mixed concrete for the slump test; a cone 6 in. (15 cm) high is used for tests of freshly mixed mortar and stucco.
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Slump cone method was conducted on freshly prepared concrete to examine the workability of specimen.
Using a standard slump cone for flowable fill is not practical because the material can spread up to three feet due to its fluidity.
His first job was conducting slump cone tests on the Thames Barrier in 1980.
Caption: At FAMU-FSU Civil Engineering Concrete Lab, slump flow test is used to evaluate the consistency and workability of SCC mixes; inverted slump cone is filled with the mix, the cone is then lifted allowing the mix to flow rapidly outward.