Mineral Admixtures Used In Concrete And Their Types

Mineral Adxmitures In Concrete

Mineral admixtures play an important part in making of High Strength Concrete systems. Before going to mineral admixtures, I will clarify the difference between admixtures and additives Concrete admixtures vs additives: Anything which is added during …

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Self Compacting Concrete

Definition ACI 237 defines Self Compacting Concrete (SCC) as “highly flowable, non-segregating concrete that can spread into place, fill the formwork, encapsulate the reinforcement without any mechanical consolidation. Self-compacting concrete Idea Of Self Compacting Concrete …

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Concrete Curing Time and Duration

Curing of Concrete | Curing time & Duration | Curing methods –  Concrete Curing Time and Duration – Any time you have 3 consecutive days where the average daily temperature is less than 40°F or …

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Concrete Joints

In order to prevent concrete structures from damage caused by plastic shrinkage, thermal shrinkage, settlement, movement…, concrete joints are required. There are 3 common types of concrete joints as outlined bellows. 1. Contraction (Control) Joints …

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Shotcrete Mix Design

Before making a mix design for shotcrete or sprayed concrete, it is needed to get sufficient information from the clients. Adequate support information will result in a technically and economically effective for the work. A …

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What Is the Difference Between Concrete vs. Shotcrete ?

Concrete Vs. Shotcrete

Concrete vs. Shotcrete, What’s the Difference? Definition, Uses and Disadvantages | What Is the Difference Between Concrete vs. Shotcrete? How to Differentiate Between Shotcrete & Concrete? Concrete is truly a versatile building material. Concretes in …

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Thermal Spalling of Concrete Explained

In this article, Thermal Spalling of Concrete Explanation is given. This is the in-depth article for Thermal Spalling of Concrete. Spalling Spalling is considered as one of the most complex and poorly understood phenomenon occurred …

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