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3501-8 - Consolidation or Compaction The process of molding...

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1 Consolidation or Compaction The process of molding concrete in order to eliminate pockets of ______________ . Methods: (1) Hand rodding or tamping. (2) Internal vibrator previous lift Penetrating a few inches into the previous lift. Time: 5 - 15 secs. at one location. Using an internal vibrator to consolidate concrete Consolidation 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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