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THERMAL MOVEMENT IN CONCRETE As with any material, concrete will expand and contract as the temperature rises and falls. The size of movement depends upon the change in temperature and the coefficient of thermal expansion o f concrete.The coefficient of thermal ...


All concrete crack repair equipment operation must be inspected before, during, and after the crack repair project to ensure proper operation of the equipment, safety of the personnel involved in the project, and potential damage to the pavement due to ...

What are the Methods of Concrete Crack Repair?

There are several methods of concrete crack repair such as epoxy injection, routing and sealing, grouting, stitching, drilling and plugging, gravity filling of cracks in concrete.Details of these methods for the selection of suitable methods for different types of ...

Types of Cracks in Concrete Beams and their Causes

Several types of cracks occur in concrete beams due to shear stress called as shear crack, reinforcement corrosion, insufficient rebar cover, bending stress and compression failure.Details of these cracks in reinforced concrete beams are discussed. Types of Cracks in Concrete Beams Cracks ...


The repair process begins after the final cleaning of the area. The area must be dry and free of dust, oil, dirt, etc. A good repair begins with a clean surface. Since the volume of most spall repairs is usually ...

Plastering Concrete Surfaces – Methods and Procedure

Plastering of concrete surface is the application of lean mortar to enhance the appearance of the surface. Different methods are used to plaster concrete surfaces such as dense concrete, low-weight concrete and mixed concrete surfaces.