Category : Concrete Crack Repair

Information on concrete crack repair in column, beam, slabs, procedures, remedies, types, materials, and causes of cracks.

Difference between Control Joint and Expansion Joint?

Difference between Control Joint and Expansion Joint?

Control Joint in Concrete Control joints in concrete are provided at regular interval to from a weak plane, so that cracks are formed at the joints but not in undesired places. Control joints are provided in concrete pavements, slabs, walls, floors, dams, ...

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Expansion Joint in Concrete – Types and Characteristics

Expansion Joint in Concrete – Types and Characteristics

Expansion joints are placed in concrete to prevent expansive cracks formed due to temperature change. Concrete undergoes expansion due to high temperature when in a confined boundary which leads to cracks. Expansion joints are provided in slabs, pavements, buildings, bridges, sidewalks, railway tracks, piping ...

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Low Heat Cement- Composition, Properties, Uses and Advantages

Low Heat Cement- Composition, Properties, Uses and Advantages

Low heat cement is a special tailored cement which generates low heat of hydration during setting. It is manufactured by modifying the chemical composition of normal Portland cement. In this article we discuss about the composition, properties, characteristics, uses and advantages ...

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Quick Setting Cement- Phenomenon and Uses.

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 ...

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Measures to Mitigate Cracks in Reinforced Concrete Structures

Measures to Mitigate Cracks in Reinforced Concrete Structures

There are several factors that lead to develop cracks in different elements of reinforced buildings. These cracks might lead to failure of the building in terms of serviceability design. In this article, principle techniques which can be used to mitigate cracks ...

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