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Category : Concrete Crack Repair

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

Methods for Repair of Small and Large Cracks in Concrete

Repair of small, medium and large cracks in concrete and repair of crushed concrete is required to enhance the strength and durability of damaged concrete members. Repair of small and medium cracks in concrete Small and medium cracks in reinforced concrete and ...

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Plastic Shrinkage Cracks in Concrete and Its Prevention

Plastic Shrinkage Cracks in Concrete and Its Prevention Cracking caused by plastic shrinkage in concrete occurs most commonly on the exposed surfaces of freshly placed floors and slabs or other elements with large surface areas when they are subjected to a very rapid ...

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Types of Cracks in Concrete due to Moisture Change

Types of cracks in concrete due to moisture change is initial shrinkage cracks, plastic shrinkage, plastic settlement and initial expansion of concrete. These types of cracks occurs due to moisture change in concrete which are discussed in detail. Building materials such ...

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Thermal Cracking of Concrete and Prevention

Thermal Cracking of Concrete and Prevention Temperature difference within a concrete structure may be caused by portions of the structure losing heat of hydration at different rates or by the weather conditions cooling or heating one portion of the structure to ...

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LONG TERM SHRINKAGE CRACKING OF CONCRETE

Long Term Shrinkage Cracking of Concrete: Shrinkage is the inherent property of cement paste, which in pure form may shrink up to 1%. Aggregate provides internal restraint that reduces the magnitude of this volume change to about 0.06%. Shrinkage also occurs ...

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Repair of Dormant Cracks in Concrete

Repair of dormant cracks in concrete can be done by 4 methods such as sealing, routing and sealing, bond breaking and epoxy injection methods of crack repair. Dormant cracks are those cracks in concrete which once occurred does not propagate or ...

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REPAIR OF ACTIVE CRACKS IN CONCRETE

Methods of Repairing Active Cracks in concrete structures: 1.  Drilling and Plugging through Crack: One  of  the  approximate  methods  would  be  to  drill  holes  normal  to  cracks,  fill them  with  a  suitable  epoxy  or  epoxy-mortar  formulation  and  then  place reinforcement  bars  ...

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