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Category : Concrete Types

There are various types of concrete for different purpose. Information on roller compacted, magnesium phosphate, polymer cement, green concrete, sulphate resistant, cold weather, self compacting concrete is provided.

NO-FINES CONCRETE & ITS MIX PROPORTION

No-Fines Concrete is a method of producing light concrete by omitting the fines from conventional concrete. No-fines concrete as the term implies, is a kind of concrete from which the fine aggregate fraction has been omitted. This concrete is made ...

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VACUUM CONCRETE: TECHNIQUES, EQUIPMENTS & ADVANTAGES

Water-cement ratio is detrimental for concrete. We always try to restrict the water-cement ratio in order to achieve higher strength. The chemical reaction of cement with water requires a water-cement ratio of less than 0.38, whereas the adopted water-cement ratio ...

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SELF COMPACTING CONCRETE WITH TESTS

For several years beginning in 1983, the problem of the durability of concrete structures was a major topic of interest in Japan. The creation of durable concrete structures requires adequate compaction by skilled workers. However, the gradual ...

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AERATED CONCRETE & ITS PROPERTIES

Aerated concrete is made by introducing air or gas into a slurry composed of Portland cement or lime and finely crushed siliceous filler so that when the mix sets and hardens, a uniformly cellular structure is formed. Though it is ...

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MIX DESIGN OF ROLLER COMPACTED CONCRETE

Mix design proportioning methods for Roller Compacted Concrete RCC: Mix design proportioning methods for no slump concrete applicable for Roller Compacted Concrete. Materials Used in RCC mix design a) Cementitious materials: Cement content is generally low (typically 70 to 130 kg/m3). Any kind of ...

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TYPES OF CONCRETE WITH APPLICATIONS

Types of concrete with applications for different structural components like beams, columns, slabs, foundations are explained here. Special concrete with uses. Light weight concrete One of the main advantages of conventional concrete is the self weight of concrete. Density of normal concrete ...

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APPLICATIONS OF REINFORCED CONCRETE

Reinforced concrete is a combination of reinforcement and concrete has applicationsĀ in various types of construction works. Reinforced concrete is an important material often preferred to steel construction mainly due to its versatility, adaptability and resistance to fire and corrosion resulting ...

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SLUMP FLOW TEST ON SELF COMPACTING CONCRETE

Slump flow test and T50cm test on Self Compacting Concrete The slump flow test is used assess the horizontal free flow of in the absence of obstructions. It was first developed in Japan for use in assessment of underwater concrete. The ...

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ROLLER COMPACTED CONCRETE

ROLLER COMPACTED CONCRETE IN PAVEMENT AND DAMS Roller-compacted concrete (RCC) is a concrete of zero-slump consistency in its unhardened state. It is transported, placed, and compacted using earth and rockfill construction equipment. Roller-compacted concrete (RCC) is the most important development in concrete ...

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