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Concrete Admixtures

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

Antifreeze Admixtures for Concrete during Cold Weather Concreting

Freezing reduces strength of concrete by 20 to 40 % when fresh concrete is subjected to freezing. Antifreeze admixtures of concrete, its properties and...

Selection of Superplasticizers for High-Performance Concrete

Superplasticizers are used to fluidify the concrete in the field. Most of the superplasticizers helped to maintain high slump values for a time of...

Anti-Washout Admixture for Underwater Concreting -Types, Advantages and Uses

Anti-washout admixtures of concrete for underwater concreting is produced as a viscosity modifying admixture. Types, advantages and uses is discussed.

Ground Granulated Blast Furnace Slag in Concrete & its Advantages

The ground granulated blast furnace slag (GGBFS) is a by-product of iron manufacturing which when added to concrete improves its properties such as workability, strength and durability.

Concrete Admixtures – Types, Selection, Properties and Applications

Concrete admixtures are used to enhance the properties of concrete for applications in concrete works with special requirements.Concrete admixtures are used to modify the...

Different Types of Concrete Curing Compounds, their Properties and Uses

Concrete curing compound prevents moisture content loss from concrete and enables proper curing of concrete which results in full development of strength.

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