Mixing concrete

August 31, 2015 S. C. Rangwala 0

The process of rolling, folding and spreading of particles is known as the mixing of concrete. The materials of concrete should be mixed thoroughly so […]

No-fines Concrete

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The no-fines concrete consists of cement, coarse aggregate and water. Thus the fine aggregate or sand is eliminated and such concrete has been adopted for […]

Ready Mix Concrete

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Ready-mix concrete (RMC) is a type of concrete which is manufactured in a cement factory, or specifically known as the batching plant, according to a […]

Types of Cement

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In addition to ordinary cement, following are the other important types of cement: Acid resistant cement Blast furnace cement Coloured cement Expanding cement High Alumina […]

Dumpy Level

August 30, 2015 Prasiddha 0

The dumpy level originally designed by Gravatt, consists of a telescope tube firmly secured in two collars fixed by adjusting screws to the stage carried […]

Levelling

August 30, 2015 B. C. Punmia 0

Levelling (or Leveling) is a branch of surveying, the object of which is: i) to find the elevations of given points with respect to a […]

Waterproofing concrete

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For certain types of works like water storage tanks, reservoirs, basement walls, roofs, swimming pools, sewage units, etc. the impermeability of concrete is absolutely essential. […]

Precast Concrete

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The main difference between precast concrete and cast-in-situ concrete is that the former is a factory made product while the latter is prepared at site […]

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