Concrete Cracks

Concrete Cracks


Concrete structure damages, defects and its prevention Concrete structures get damaged or defective during its lifetime. The causes for such damages or defects can...

Damage to structural concrete can be due to the use of excessive water, poor cement, poor construction practices, improper mixture proportioning, dirty or low quality aggregate, and inadequate curing.

Thermal Cracking of Concrete and Prevention Temperature difference within a concrete structure may be caused by portions of the structure losing heat of hydration...

Common design and detailing errors in construction arises due to either inadequate structural design or due to lack of attention to relatively minor design...

Long Term Shrinkage Cracking of Concrete:Shrinkage is the inherent property of cement paste, which in pure form may shrink up to 1%. Aggregate provides...

Protection systems of joints include the sealing of cracks, contraction (control) joints, expansion joints, and construction joints. Joint sealants in concrete minimize the intrusion of liquids, solids, or gases, and protect the concrete against damage.

Distress in concrete members occurs with age due to corrosion in reinforcement, loading, settlement of foundations etc. This distress in in building can be...

  Injection grouting is a process of filling the cracks, voids or honeycombs under pressure in concrete or masonry structural members for repairing of...

Cement Grouting in cracks in concrete and masonry: Wide  cracks,  particularly  in  mass  concrete  abutments / piers  and  masonry substructures  can be  repaired ...

Epoxy injection grouting is a method of repairing cracks in concrete structures. Equipment required for epoxy based injection grouting, procedure for grouting will be...

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