1Consolidation or Compaction•The process of molding concrete in order to eliminate pockets of ______________.•Methods:(1) Hand rodding or tamping.(2) Internal vibratorprevious liftPenetrating a few inches into the previous lift.Time: 5 - 15 secs. at one location.Using an internal vibrator to consolidate concreteConsolidation or Compaction (Continued)•Methods (Continued)(3) External vibrator(a) Vibrating Screed(b) Form vibrator - clamped to the outside of the forms.
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