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Richard,
The rule of thumb that I have always used is one gallon of water per cubic
yard will raise the slump approximately 1".  Of course all bets are off if
superplasticizers have already been added to the mix.  Hope this helps
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From: "richard lewis" <rlewistx(--nospam--at)juno.com>
To: <seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org>
Sent: Friday, September 08, 2000 4:05 PM
Subject: Slump Rule of Thumb


> I seem to remember there is a rule of thumb for adding water to concrete
> at the site to adjust the slump.  I believe there is a proportion of so
> many gallons per yard of concrete for each inch increase in slump.  Can
> someone give me the value please?
>
> Thanks.
>
> Rich Lewis
>
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