Roller-compacted concrete requires right mix, but packs advantages
- The critical components are the right density – at least 98% – and getting the mix right at the plant.
- The mix has to be dry enough to support a compactor and wet enough to cohere.
- The only finishing required is rolling with a vibratory steel drum.
From the article:
Roller compacted concrete (RCC) traditionally has a wide scope of use, from airport runways, to roadways and parking areas. We had the opportunity to use this technique on a project last winter. Our customer needed to move into their building, but the asphalt plants were shut down. ...