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Concrete Manual: Batching Equipment Mobile App

This Concrete Manual: Batching Equipment Mobile App allows you to check batching equipment before the operation begins. Inspect the equipment and review the procedures the producer or contractor will follow during batching. The batching apparatus and progress must meet specification requirements and produce uniform high quality concrete. This information will aid the inspector in evaluation of the equipment.

Use this app as a checklist for concrete production, in order to ensure functionality of batch equipment and batch machines at concrete batch plants or concrete mix plants. This app helps ensures in turn high quality mixed concrete for the concrete industry.

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    Check batching equipment before the operation begins.

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    Inspect the equipment and review the procedures the Producer/Contractor will follow during batching.

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    The batching apparatus and progress must meet specification requirements and produce uniform high...

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    The following information will aid the Inspector in evaluation of the equipment.

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    The batching equipment generally consists of a weigh hopper loaded from overhead bins by gravity,...

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    The gates controlling charging and discharging of the weigh hopper must tightly close and have op...

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    The Contractor should avoid overloading the weigh hopper or exceeding the scale capacity.

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    Cement weigh hoppers must have an access port to facilitate inspection of the interior.

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    Prior to mixing, carefully examine the mixer to assure that all requirements of Specification 2461.

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    Specification 2461.

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    Special points to observe regarding batching are the following:

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    For both single and dual-drum mixers, the water should start into the drum in advance of the soli...

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    The drum must empty of the preceding batch before the solid materials of a new batch enter the drum.

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    For dual-drum mixers, the first drum must empty completely and the transfer chute must close befo...

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    The number of revolutions at mixing speed shall not exceed 150.

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    Batching equipment is designated as Manual, Semi-Automatic, and Automatic as defined below:

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    Batching equipment is charged by devices that are actuated manually, with the accuracy of the wei...

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    B.

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    Batching equipment is charged by devices, which are separately actuated manually for each materia...

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    C.

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    Batching equipment is charged by devices which when actuated by a single starter switch, will aut...

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    Batching equipment used in conjunction with paving operations have further requirements in additi...

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    The Contractor shall provide:

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    Computerized batching is required

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    A computer-generated batch ticket showing the target and actual masses (weights) of all components.

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    The water added to the mix by an electronic meter, approved by the Engineer, which records the am...

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