READY MIXED CONCRETE – WHAT INFORMATION TO BE SUPPLIED BY THE PRODUCER?

ready mixed concrete
ready mixed concrete

Manufacturer supplied information

Before supplying any concrete, the manufacturer must provide the following information to the purchaser.


  • Nature and source of each ingredient material
  • source of supply of cement
  • Proposed ratio or quantity of each component/m3 of fresh concrete

If an admixture is to be used to make concrete, the following information about the admixture should be provided.


  • Common Types of Main Active Ingredients in Blends
  • Whether the mixture contains chlorides and if so, the chloride content of the mixture is expressed as a percentage of chloride ions by the mass of the mixture.
  • Whether the mixture leads to air penetration when used at the dosage adopted
  • Where more than a mixture is used, confirmation of their compatibility
  • Initial and final setting time of concrete when mix is ​​used at adopted dosage

Er. Mukesh Kumar

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Er. Mukesh Kumar is Editor in Chief and Co-Funder at ProCivilEngineer.com Civil Engineering Website. Mukesh Kumar is a Bachelor in Civil Engineering From MIT. He has work experience in Highway Construction, Bridge Construction, Railway Steel Girder work, Under box culvert construction, Retaining wall construction. He was a lecturer in a Engineering college for more than 6 years.