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Foamed concrete - Quality control

Foamed concrete is produced either by adding a quantity of preformed foam to a mortar or paste directly into a truck mixer or via a special in-line mixer using ready mixed mortar or paste. Typically only plastic density is routinely measured together with sealed cube strength (note 150mm cubes should be used due to the low strength of foamed concrete).

For further information see; 

TRL Application Guide AG39

MCHW Series 2600 (Clause 2608 and NG 2608 Foamed Concrete for Non-Structural use in Structures) 

Foam that is used to make foamed concrete



Acknowledgement: Dundee University


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Foamed concrete - GCG7