The Ultimate Guide to Mixing Concrete – Get Your Mix Right

Concrete Mixing Guide

As the industry moves towards more technical concrete, the information about on-site concreting is reducing. This article has my calculations for mixing concrete on-site by weight, volume and both. BS8500 sets out a minimum amount of cement in each Standard Prescribed Mixes: Approved Document A specifies that ST2 is the minimum for foundations. The mixes […]

The Quick & Easy – Mix Your Own Concrete Calculator

Concrete Estimator

This concrete estimator is for knocking up concrete on site. The results are in 25kg bags of cement and 850kg or 25kg of all-in ballast. This is my first attempt at this, it’s not very pretty but then we don’t need it to be. I haven’t allowed for any shrinkage by adding water, but I […]