Determination of Flakiness Index of Aggregates
The flakiness index is the total weight of the material passing the various thickness gauges or sieves, expressed as a percentage of the total weight of the sample gauged.
This test is done as per IS 2386 Part 1.
Format for recording the results of...
Ref : IS 2386 (Part I)
Purpose : To determine the flakiness index of the coarse aggregate.
Significance : Coarse aggregate having flakier particles will adversely affect the strength of concrete.
Definition : The flakiness index of the aggregate is the...