CONCRETE TECHNOLOGY

Curing of concrete | Methods of curing concrete | Minimum curing time of concrete
Curing of concrete - Everything you need to know
What is the curing of concrete?Curing of concrete can be defined as the process of maintaining an optimum moisture content and desirable temperature for a certain period of time after concrete placement,...
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What is crazing of concrete and how can we avoid it?
What is the Crazing of concrete?Crazing is the development of a network of fine random cracks on the surface of the concrete caused by shrinkage of the surface layer.These cracks are very fine (3...
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Ultrasonic Pulse Velocity Test (UPVT) – A Non Destructive Test (NDT) of concrete
What is an Ultrasonic Pulse Velocity Test?Ultrasonic pulse velocity test is a method of assessing the quality of concrete by measuring the time of travel of an ultrasonic pulse of longitudinal vibrations,...
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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...
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Standard Consistency Test of Cement | Apparatus & Procedure
What is the consistency of cement?Consistency of cement refers to the optimum amount of water that is required to initiate the chemical reaction between the cement and water to make it a uniform cement...
Bulking of sand | Bulkage of sand
Bulking of Sand & its significance
What is bulking of sand?Bulking of sand refers to the phenomenon where the volume of the sand gets increased due to the presence of moisture content.The moisture content in the sand forms a thin...
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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...