# crushing crushing strength of aggregates definition

### Aggregate Crushing Value Test – Determine Aggregate Crushing

Aggregate crushing value is defined as the percentage by weight of the crushed or finer material obtained when the test aggregates are subjected to a specified load under standardized conditions and the strength of the aggregate used in road construction is expressed by numerical index.

### Aggregate Crushing Value Test -Determine Aggregate Crushing

Aggregate crushing value is a numerical index of the strength of the aggregate and it is used in construction of roads and pavements. Crushing value of aggregates indi es its strength.

### Definition of crushing strength - Mindat.org

The resistance that a rock offers to vertical pressure placed upon it. It is measured by applying graduated pressure to a cube 1 in 2.54 cm square of the rock tested. A crushing strength of 4000 lb means that a cubic inch of the rock withstands pressure to 4000 lb 111 kg/cm3 before crushing.

### crushing strength of aggregate in

Aggregate crushing value is defined as the percentage by weight of the crushed or finer material obtained when the test aggregates are subjected to a specified load under standardized conditions and the strength of the aggregate used in road construction is expressed by numerical index.