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Old 07-28-2008, 02:16 AM   #1
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Does anyone know what "red concrete" is? I heard someone talking about using red concrete near a transfomer pad because it was being put in a truck yard. I have never heard of this before.

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They are probably talking about died concrete. It is used for duct bank so that it is easilly identified.

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I've heard of green concrete.
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What's the difference between it and normal concrete?
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NOTHING. OK kid that's it. NOTHING. It's just concrete that, when it's pouring out of the sloth a red dye is added to make it RED CONCRETE.

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Does anyone know what "red concrete" is? I heard someone talking about using red concrete near a transfomer pad because it was being put in a truck yard. I have never heard of this before.

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I have done work where the concrete is dyed red to indicate high voltage.


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Oh, I had the impression that it was some kind of high-strength concrete, because the engineer said they would have to use it where the trucks drove through.
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UK point of view.................Just a thought....he didn't mean RED as an acronym or some such thing for ' ReinforcED '...as I said , just a thought
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UK point of view.................Just a thought....he didn't mean RED as an acronym or some such thing for ' ReinforcED '...as I said , just a thought
No as in the color "red" so some dimwit with a excavator doesn't kill himself thinking he is digging up a foundation or the likes.
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...as I said, just a thought. Never heard of it over hear
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Same idea as an underground marking tape.
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Sounds like a sad way to protect high-voltage cables! If some moron with a backhoe is stupid enough to be digging up concrete without knowing what's underneath, I doubt red dye is going to make much of a difference...
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I ve dealt with dyed concrete a lot on school jobs and it is just something an engineer thinks is a good idea whether any of us agree or not. If you trenching and you run into a encasement and it's red now you know it's electrical.
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I can see this is heading nowhere fast.

I think the original question has been sufficiently answered.

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