Self consolidating concrete cost
The larger size of aggregate particles in conventional concrete also contributes to its overall pumpable yield stress.
Conventional concrete usually has a yield stress of around 100 to 1000 Pa (Newtons per meter square).
Furthermore, some intricate mold designs have alcoves that high viscosity mixes have trouble filling.
The finer aggregate particles also allow SCC to produce a smoother aesthetic finish.Meaning, conventional concrete will require greater energy expenditure to move through pipes from, for instance, a mixing truck to the worksite.This also means conventional cements will need more mechanical manipulation to flow into the obscure pockets of molds.Removing this cavitation is time-consuming, loud, and labor intensive.and there is no way to check and therefore no guarantee that result will be free of cavitation.