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Mix design M25 Grade designed as per IS 10262:2009 & IS 456:2000

(FOR BANGAlORE REGION)
DESIGNED By: G.PRABHAKARAN M.TECh, QA/QC ENGINEER

Mix proportioning for a concrete of M25 grade is given in A·I to A-ll.
A·I STIPULATIONS FOR PROPORTIONING

a) Grade designation : M25
b) Type of cement : OPC 53 Grade conforming IS 12269
c) Maximum nominal size of aggregate : 20mm
d) Minimum cement content : 300 kg/m3 (IS 456:2000)
e) Maximum water-cement ratio : 0.50 (Table 5 of IS 456:2000)
f) Workability : 100-120mm slump
g) Exposure condition : Moderate (For Reinforced Concrete)
h) Method of concrete placing : Pumping
j) Degree of supervision : Good
k) Type of aggregate : Crushed Angular Aggregates
m) Maximum cement content : 340 kg/m3
n) Chemical admixture type : Super Plasticizer ECMAS HP 890

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Mix design M30 Grade designed as per IS 10262:2009 & IS 456:2000

(FOR BANGAlORE REGION)
DESIGNED By: G.PRABHAKARAN M.TECh, QA/QC ENGINEER

Mix proportioning for a concrete of M30 grade is given in A·I to A-ll.
A·I STIPULATIONS FOR PROPORTIONING

a) Grade designation : M30
b) Type of cement : OPC 53 Grade conforming IS 12269
c) Maximum nominal size of aggregate : 20mm
d) Minimum cement content : 320 kg/m3 (IS 456:2000)
e) Maximum water-cement ratio : 0.45 (Table 5 of IS 456:2000)
f) Workability : 100-120mm slump
g) Exposure condition : Moderate (For Reinforced Concrete)
h) Method of concrete placing : Pumping
j) Degree of supervision : Good
k) Type of aggregate : Crushed Angular Aggregates
m) Maximum cement content : 360 kg/m3
n) Chemical admixture type : Super Plasticizer ECMAS HP 890

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Mix design M35 Grade designed as per IS 10262:2009 & IS 456:2000

(FOR BANGAlORE REGION)
DESIGNED By: G.PRABHAKARAN M.TECh, QA/QC ENGINEER

Mix proportioning for a concrete of M35 grade is given in A·I to A-ll.
A·I STIPULATIONS FOR PROPORTIONING

a) Grade designation : M35
b) Type of cement : OPC 53 Grade conforming IS 12269
c) Maximum nominal size of aggregate : 20mm
d) Minimum cement content : 340 kg/m3 (IS 456:2000)
e) Maximum water-cement ratio : 0.45 (Table 5 of IS 456:2000)
f) Workability : 100-120mm slump
g) Exposure condition : Moderate (For Reinforced Concrete)
h) Method of concrete placing : Pumping
j) Degree of supervision : Good
k) Type of aggregate : Crushed Angular Aggregates
m) Maximum cement content : 390 kg/m3
n) Chemical admixture type : Super Plasticizer ECMAS HP 890

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Mix design M40 Grade designed as per IS 10262:2009 & IS 456:2000

(FOR BANGAlORE REGION)
DESIGNED By: G.PRABHAKARAN M.TECh, QA/QC ENGINEER

Mix proportioning for a concrete of M40 grade is given in A·I to A-ll.
A·I STIPULATIONS FOR PROPORTIONING

a) Grade designation : M40
b) Type of cement : OPC 53 Grade conforming IS 12269
c) Maximum nominal size of aggregate : 20mm
d) Minimum cement content : 360 kg/m3 (IS 456:2000)
e) Maximum water-cement ratio : 0.40 (Table 5 of IS 456:2000)
f) Workability : 100-120mm slump
g) Exposure condition : Moderate (For Reinforced Concrete)
h) Method of concrete placing : Pumping
j) Degree of supervision : Good
k) Type of aggregate : Crushed Angular Aggregates
m) Maximum cement content : 420 kg/m3
n) Chemical admixture type : Super Plasticizer ECMAS HP 890

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Care in Concrete Mix Design

By
KAUSHAL KISHORE
Materials Engineer, Roorkee

While carrying out Concrete Mix Design, there are chances that we do not consider some technical points resulting the production of poor quality concrete. This is best illustrated by the following two examples. The Ist mix design is carried out carelessly, where as the 2nd mix design is worked out taking into consideration all technical points. In both mix design examples the materials and requirements are same as given below:

1. Cement, PPC, 7-days strength 36.5 N/mm2 and 28-days strength 46.8 N/mm2. Specific gravity 3.0
2. Aggregates grading are as given below:

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