Concrete is the most popular construction material. For the concrete to be durable and attain the desired strength the ingredients of concrete must be mixed in a definite proportion. Batching is the process in which the quantity or proportion of materials like cement, aggregates, water, etc. are measured based on either weight or volume to prepare the concrete mix.
Concrete batching also helps in improving the workability of the concrete and helps in reducing the wastage of the materials such that one achieves all the desired properties of both fresh as well as hardened concrete. Concrete batching plant is a machine in which ingredients of concrete are mixed and blended homogeneously to obtain concrete of desired strength and quality. Here we have given information on types of concrete batching plants, which a site engineer must know.