WHAT IS SCC OR SELF COMPACTING CONCRETE?

Self Compacting Concrete (SCC)

What is the meaning of the term SCC in concrete technology? self compacting concrete, In this type of concrete you do not need to use any kind of vibrator to compact it and still you can get a concrete which is better and more reliable and uniform in quality and has a higher level of performance .

This type of concrete was first developed in Japan and by the year 2000 it became very popular and used for the production of ready mixed concrete. The main reason for its development was to eliminate the problem caused by the shortage of skilled labor.

self compacting concrete
self compacting concrete

Self compacting concrete has the following advantages.

  • fast build
  • Shortage is site manpower
  • better surface finish
  • easy to place
  • more durable
  • Greater freedom in the design of structural members
  • thin solid block
  • low noise level
  • safe work environment



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.