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Category: Concrete Admixtures

Admixtures are used to modify properties of concrete in fresh and hardened state. Articles on concrete admixtures are presented.

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How does Natural Pozzolan affect Concrete Properties? [PDF]

How does Natural Pozzolan affect Concrete Properties? [PDF]

Natural pozzolans affect several concrete properties in both fresh and hardened state. It improves the workability of concrete and increases its setting time. The reduction of concrete bleeding and segregation is one of the crucial benefits of natural pozzolans. ...

How to Mix, Compact, and Cure Lime Concrete? [PDF]

How to Mix, Compact, and Cure Lime Concrete? [PDF]

Lime concrete is a composite mixture of lime as binding material, sand as fine aggregate, and gravel as coarse aggregate in appropriate proportions. Lime concrete mix ratio depends on the type of construction, but in general, it can be ...

How to Develop High-Early-Strength Concrete? [PDF]

How to Develop High-Early-Strength Concrete? [PDF]

High-early-strength concrete can be developed using ordinary concrete constituents, special admixtures, and certain concreting practices. The high-early-strength concrete, which is also called fast track concrete, gains its specified strength at an early age compared to ordinary concrete. The time ...

7 Uses of Natural Pozzolans in Concrete Applications [PDF]

7 Uses of Natural Pozzolans in Concrete Applications [PDF]

Pozzolans can be blended with lime (or Portland cement) to produce blended cements that can replace pure Portland cement commonly used in building materials such as concrete, masonry block, masonry mortar, bricks, and other construction units. Utilization of natural ...