well-graded aggregate

well-graded aggregate

Aggregate having a particle-size distribution which will produce maximum density, i.e., minimum void space.
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The 0AG method can make concrete denser, more workable and more cohesive, authors observe, adding, "Well-graded aggregate can minimize the cement paste volume, since it makes high aggregate packing density."
RCC is a very dry (zero-slump) concrete mix with 3/4 inch maximum size aggregate and overall well-graded aggregate so that it remains stable under the action of a vibratory roller.