Jun 24, 2015· Need a jitterbug operator, two for screed board, one on truck chute, and two 'mortar forkers' with mud rakes. Sounds like 6 to me. Wouldn't hurt to have another lifting rebar to correct position in concrete mix. When poured then all can join in on the bull float and troweling to get a good pour! Been there and tried that! RR
May 07, 2007· When mixing on site, how much concrete could one guy pour and finish in one day? Showing 1-4 of 4 messages. When mixing on site, how much concrete could one guy pour and finish in one day? > degree day when the concrete was setting very slowly. I started about > 7:30 AM and finished after 10:00 PM. > That is impressive for one guy.
Sep 24, 2007· Can one man pour and finish a good solid 10 x 30 foot concrete patio with a tiny cement mixer himself? I've worked a little before with concrete but I'm not a contractor at all. I got this 5-cubic-foot mixer that doesn't fill the wheelbarrow with cement. One section per day if making the larger sections.
If the existing concrete is in good shape structurally, you can pour new concrete over it to freshen it up. Video of the Day. Cleaning and Preparation. Before pouring concrete over existing concrete driveway or sidewalk surfaces, remove stains and loose material so the new concrete can stick properly. Oil, dirt and other debris can affect how
May 21, 2009· I am planning to pour a 330 sqft 4" high concrete slab. my friend has a concrete mixer and plan to have a total of four people working that day. I estimated about 5.9 cu yds to include voids/low spots I checked the quikrete site and estimated about 169 80lb bags of concrete Does anyone know prices for how much it would cost to get a truck and a pumper
Jun 12, 2008· The manufacturer says this grinder can remove 1/32" over 350-500 feet per hour. Four-plus hours of grinding sounds like a bit of a slog, but if it turned out well, probably worth it. I got 'resurfacing' (grind, level, epoxy coat) estimates from $4.50 to $7.50 per square foot. Anyone have experience and advice about grinding concrete floors?
Mixing concrete by hand. Generally in the UK, we hand mix concrete 'on the deck', either using a slab of existing concrete (which can be hosed off and cleaned down afterwards) or on a large mixing board. In other countries they seem to prefer to mix in a barrow or tub (seems awkward and harder work to me!).
May 04, 2015· Concrete Finishing Techniques How to Mag Float, Edge, and Broom a concrete slab Duration: 15:34. Mike Day Everything About Concrete 259,234 views
Advice: One of the most common errors made when hand mixing concrete is adding too much water. Add a little water each time, the mix will suddenly be at the right consistence. By keeping part of the dry mix to one side, this can be added into the heap if it does appear to be too wet.
Apr 27, 2015· How much concrete can I lay on my own. I'd keep the mixer to one side so you don't have to move it but either way you'll have plenty of time and it will be workable for most of the day, what's
Rate of strength gain of concrete: To determine the rate of gain of strength of concrete, there is a need to select period shorter than 28 day, as 28 day is considered to be the reference time. In concrete practice, it is accepted that after 28 days concrete usually gains most of its strength.
I did 44 bags for 10'X16' 3.5" slab. I absolutely love that concrete mix. So much easier to work with. I don't think I am going back to regular stuff. Yes, it is $10 per bag, but it is also almost twice the strength and since crack resistant concrete mix costs $9 for same volume, I
Jun 17, 2018· How long can it take to pour ten yards of concrete? If the concrete can be delivered with one load on one truck, it can be poured in less than ten minutes if it is being dumped into a large volume form directly from the chute. For pouring forms or.
How much does it cost in material and labor to pave one mile of a 4-lane highway? Asked by CTS over 6 years ago. Thats a pretty easy one..I'm basing this on a job I'm doing right now where we are being paid by the ton of asphalt we put down.That includes all of my labor cost EVERYTHING.The price for that is $125 per ton.Your highway lanes are 12' feet wide so 4 of them is 48' and 1 mile is
Sep 12, 2012· With one helper can we reasonable mix and pour this before it sets up or should we break it up into separate pours? but don't have to carry a bunch of concrete bags or clean up. Much faster too. We poured 3 yards of concrete, and had it spread in about an hour. 09-12-2012, 07:47 AM #7. how much concrete can I mix and pour at a time?
Feb 26, 2016· My first A2A, thanks Poojith Nagaraj :) Using OPC and 'regular mix design', achieving a one day (compressive) strength of 40 MPa is quite impossible. Concrete made with OPC tends to follow this graph (sourced from Google): Concrete gains about 5 t.
Oct 27, 2010· To help prevent these types of disputes, the American Society of Concrete Contractors recently issued Position Statement #2, “Concrete Discharge Time Requirements.” This one-page document succinctly outlines the problem and possible solutions. Producers and contractors can use the statement in preconstruction meetings as a reference.
May 06, 2014· If you tart about with that much concrete with man power and digger/dumper hire costs over that distance it will come in i'd imagine over the cost of the hire of the pump. So although you can get wonderfully cheap concrete in the province you've got to shift it all by hand or pay way over the odds for a simple concrete pump!
For one reason he may run low on available water by the end of the day. In today's world of mills being restored and open to the public, he may want to grind that 50 pound sack in an hour so as many visitors can possibly see the mill operating. Then people go away believing as they once did that they "could eat it as fast as it can get ground."
I've heard read references to concrete being poured over 2+ days becoming "bonded" but I can't find any details to what the longest you can wait is. What is the longest you can wait between pours and still have the concrete "bond". I understand drilled joints + rebar will help with this, but is there anything else that can extend the time.
Not understanding how much concrete is really needed for a project. Concrete always has three dimensions, and one of the first mistakes people make when choosing concrete is to underestimate how thick the concrete needs to be for their project. Decorative or non-load bearing concrete can be more or less superficial, but dimensions are crucial
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Aug 16, 2016· The Concrete Foundations Association explains the rationale behind the speed available to the construction of residential concrete foundations and why footings are
Apr 03, 2020· How to Add Concrete to Existing Concrete. No matter how strong a slab of concrete seems, it will wear out over time. Imperfections form when concrete hardens or sinks into the ground. Adding fresh concrete is a common way to level out old.
Not understanding how much concrete is really needed for a project. Concrete always has three dimensions, and one of the first mistakes people make when choosing concrete is to underestimate how thick the concrete needs to be for their project. Decorative or non-load bearing concrete can
Apr 06, 2011· Join in and watch our One-Day Pool Challenge to see if we at riverpoolsandspas can complete a fiberglass pool installation with concrete
Aug 16, 2016· The Concrete Foundations Association explains the rationale behind the speed available to the construction of residential concrete foundations and why footings are not
Feb 23, 2020· How to Add Concrete to Existing Concrete. No matter how strong a slab of concrete seems, it will wear out over time. Imperfections form when concrete hardens or sinks into the ground. Adding fresh concrete
Concrete strength. Many factors influence the rate at which the strength of concrete increases after mixing. Some of these are discussed below. First, though a couple of definitions may be useful: The processes of 'setting' and 'hardening' are often confused: Setting is the stiffening of the concrete after it has been placed. A concrete can
One of the most common mistakes beginners make is to add too much water and end up with concrete that's thin and soupy. Here are a few tips to avoid the problem and find the right concrete
How much concrete removal should cost. Average costs and comments from CostHelper's team of professional journalists and community of users. Unreinforced concrete can be removed with a prybar and sledgehammer; with power tools such as an electric jackhammer and/or a concrete
Aug 13, 2019· Unless you work in the actual concrete industry, working with concrete is not something that every contractor has to do every day. This means that when you do get around to using mud mix, the job can seem messy and difficult. Here are some tips on how to make your next experience working with bagged concrete
Jan 05, 2016· Again consider the 4.09 million miles of navigable roadway, and you can start to paint a picture of the truly massive expenditures at hand. The Means to Maintain. As I mentioned, it’s much less expensive to maintain existing roadways. To mill
Dec 21, 2009· How much pipe can you get in the ground in a day? 8" sewer line, thru a parking lot, around utilities, bed in stone, and left with a plowable finish. Digging is fairly easy, good
A control joint is a gap between sections of concrete fitted with strips of flexible board running across the width of the base. The maximum area of concrete you can lay in one go before a control joint is required will vary depending on the thickness of the concrete
May 10, 2017· What I Learned Day Trading My Way From $500 To $100,000 In 3 Months (where I traded $1,000 into $8653.16 in one month). It was still difficult coming away with only $200 or $300 a day
DO spray new concrete with water. One of the most common methods for curing concrete is to hose it down frequently with water—five to 10 times per day, or as often as you can—for the
Jun 11, 2010· Try consulting a contractor who does surface preparation for floor coatings. You can do a search for these contractors on the International Concrete Repair Institute's website icri. Shotblasting could open the surface, though, and allow chlorides to penetrate the concrete
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