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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.

DEPOLLUTANT PHOTO-CATALYTIC CONCRETE (DPCC)

The word photocataysis is a compound word made up of (1) photo or light and (2) catalysis or acceleration of a chemical reaction rate by addition of a catalyst. A catalyst is a substance which although combines with the reactants ...

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GREEN CONCRETE

WHAT IS GREEN CONCRETE? Today the word green is not just limited to colour, it represents the environment, which is surrounding us. Concrete which is made from concrete wastes that are eco-friendly are called as “Green concrete”. The other name for green concrete ...

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HOT WEATHER CONCRETING

Placing Concrete in Hot Weather Caution needs to be applied when placing concrete in hot weather. Without the proper care, concrete may have reduced strength and will be very prone to cracking due to rapid drying. It also may stiffen quickly ...

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COLD WEATHER / WINTER CONCRETING

Placing Concrete During Cold Weather If the temperature of fresh concrete is 55ºF., or greater — and if the concrete is maintained at a temperature of 55ºF. or higher — then winter concreting should be trouble-free. Approximate set time for concrete ...

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STACKED LOG CONSTRUCTION

Log houses originated in Europe where they were hastily erected as hunting cabins. Stacked log homes today are elaborate structures worth several hundred thousand dollars in some cases. Coniferous trees are ideal for constructing stacked log houses are the timber ...

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