Concrete in Brief

Concrete in Brief

Concrete in Brief Properties of concrete Easily mixed, handled, transported, placed in position and compacted Segregation Separation of constituent materials of concrete Creates larger voids and reduces the durability and strength. Bleeding Water from concrete comes out of the surface Produces pores in concrete and reduces strength. Strength Compressive strength, tensile strength, flexural strength. Elasticity … Read more

Concrete Formwork & Types of Formwork |Shuttering

Concrete Formwork & Types Of Formwork

Concrete Formworks Definition: Formworks for In-situ Concrete Work is defined as “A mould or box into which wet concrete can   be poured and compacted so that it will flow   and finally set to the inner profile of the box  or mould.” Formwork can be made using molds out of steel, wood, aluminum and/or … Read more

Formwork & Concrete Formwork | Shuttering

Plastic Formwork Concrete Wall

Definition of Formwork Concrete Formwork can be define as a mould or box that is being poured with concrete and compacted to take the mould or box shape. Usually, form-works are temporary structures which are removed once the concrete is cured or after specified striking time. Function of Formwork Major functions of form-works are as … Read more

Cement Manufacturing Process Simplified Flow Chart

Cement Manufacturing Process Simplified Flow Chart

Cement Manufacturing Process Cement Manufacturing Process Simplified Flow Chart

Cement Industry and Construction Industry Profile

Cement & Construction Industry Profile

Cement & Construction Industry Profile Characteristics of Indian cement industry are Highly fragmented (low entry barriers) Cyclical industry Highly capital & energy intensive Heavily taxed sector High bulk (volume) low value product Heavy dependence on 3 sectors viz. coal, power and transport Market consolidation Flurry of consolidation has happened in cement manufacture industry in the … Read more

British Method of Mix Proportioning

Method Of Mix Proportioning

British Method of Mix Proportioning Current method of mix design of concrete is that revised by Dept. of environment (UK) in 1988. British Method recognizes the durability requirements of mix selection. The design is applicable to normal weight concrete made with Portland Cement only or Blast furnace slag/fly ash. Refer the ppt attached for step … Read more

Chemical Admixtures In Concrete

Chemical Admixtures In Concrete

Chemical Admixtures In Concrete What Are They? Why Are They Used? How Applied? Effectiveness 5 Typical Functions of Admixtures Chemical admixtures are the ingredients in concrete other than portland cement, water, and aggregate that are added to the mix immediately before or during mixing. Producers use admixtures primarily to reduce the cost of concrete construction; … Read more

What is an Admixture | Functions of Admixtures

Chemical Admixtures In Concrete

What are Admixtures Admixtures are artificial or natural materials added to the concrete besides cement, water and aggregate to improve certain property of concrete during casting or setting or service stage. To improve the properties of the concrete required. It can be divided in 2 groups that is: Chemical Mineral   Functions of Admixture As … Read more

Aci Concrete Mix Design

Aci Concrete Mix Design ¨The most common method used in North America  is established by American Concrete Institute. Economy– The material cost are most important in determining the relative costs of different mixes. Since cement is more expensive than aggregate it is clear that cement should be minimized. Workability A good mix design must be … Read more