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Advantages of Ready Mix Concrete
Better quality controlAs in the case of RMC use of automatic batching machines is done, higher accuracy can be achieved for mixing.
No need to store material at the siteIf at the site, there is little space to store the material, RMC would be a better option.
Mass production is possibleAs RMC plants are specifically designed to produce concrete only, it is easy to produce in bulk, and also the speed of the construction is also improved.
Fewer labors are required at the siteLabors for batching and mixing are not required.
- As batching is done with high-precision machines, wastage of cement could be controlled.
- Dust pollution due to cement at the site can be controlled.
Disadvantages of Ready Mix Concrete
Use of a set retarder and/or superplasticizer is a mustOften the site at which RMC is used and where RMC is manufactured are far away in the distance. Hence, travel time is also increased and we need to use superplasticizers.
- Many times RMC loses its workability before it reaches the site.
- Traffic during transit also imparts a role in losing workability.