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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.

15 Types of Admixtures Used in Concrete

Various types of admixtures are used in concrete to enhance the performance of concrete. Concrete admixture is defined as the material other than the aggregate, water and cement added to the concrete. Types of Concrete Admixtures Concrete admixtures are of different types and ...

Quick Setting Cement- Phenomenon and Uses.

It is one of the type of cements where the initially set in 5 mins and final set is achieved in 30 mins, which is used in the special conditions of construction like in running water. In this article we ...

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

Anti-washout admixture of concrete for underwater concreting is produced as a viscosity modifying admixture to enhance the rheological properties of cement paste. It mainly composed of microbial polysaccharides for example gum or polysaccharide derivatives for instance hydroxyethyl cellulose and hydroxypropyl ...

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.This material is obtained by the heating of iron ore, limestone and coke at ...