Concrete technology

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Rebound Hammer Test – A Non Destructive Test of concrete

Before learning about the rebound hammer test and its procedure, let’s learn what is Non Destructive Test of concrete. What is the Non-Destructive Test of concrete? Non Destructive Test (NDT) is a method of evaluating the parameters like strength & durability of existing concrete structures without causing any damage to the structure. The standard method […]

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What is shotcrete? | Shotcrete technology | shotcrete concrete

What is shotcrete? A shotcrete is a method of applying concrete through a nozzle at a high velocity onto a surface that is already strengthened with reinforcement or steel wire mesh. The impact created by the application process consolidates the concrete. This innovative technology was invented to make the concreting work faster and more immediate.

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Batching of concrete – An ultimate guide

The process of proper and accurate measurement of materials for making concrete is known as batching. It is the first process of making quality concrete, hence due importance should be given. Generally, there are two methods of batching namely, Volume batching and Weigh batching a) Volume batching The process of measuring materials using their occupied

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Concrete – All the basics you need to know

What is concrete? The word “concrete” originates from the Latin word “concretus” which means “to grow together”. Concrete is a composite product produced by mixing cement, fine aggregate, coarse aggregate, water, and admixtures (if needed) in a suitable proportion. Concrete is the second-most-used substance in the world after water and it is the most widely

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How to check the quality of cement at the construction site?

Cement is one of the most widely used construction materials all around the world. Hence it is necessary to check the quality of cement before beginning any projects. No doubt, several tests have been done at the factory itself before the product comes out but sometimes there may be a high probability that it may

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