If the concrete is not integrated, the major particles of aggregate will be detached and will proceed towards the periphery. Another type of segregation occurs if concrete mix is provided on a wet surface. A cement particle generally moves from the center of the concrete mix and gives up the coarser material behind. Segregation is not calculated in qualitative terms but a knowledgeable professional can easily locate it.
A segregated concrete contains a variable strength and comparatively tends to cracking and leakages from the concrete. So, proper care should be taken to get rid of segregation in concrete to enhance the longevity of your structure.
Given below, some useful tips to avoid segregation in concrete: