The Average Loss of Aggregate Weight After 5 Cycles Test

31st March 2019 0 By Malay Sautya

The Average Loss of Aggregate Weight After 5 Cycles Test

Generally assumed that the average loss of weight after 5 cycles will not surpass the following :

a) For fine aggregate 

  • 10 per cent when tested with sodium sulphate (Na2SO4), and 
  • 15 per cent, when tested with magnesium sulphate (MgSO4), tested with magnesium. 

b) For coarse aggregate

  • 12 per cent when tested with sodium sulphate (Na2SO4), and
  • 18 per cent when tested with magnesium sulphate (MgSO4).

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