Category : Special Concrete in Construction

Special concrete are concrete for special purpose for increased strength and durability for various construction applications.

Architectural Cast-in-Place Concrete and its Mix, Features and Uses

Architectural concrete provides higher aesthetic finish and serves the structural function for a building. Mix proportions, features and uses of architectural cast-in-place concrete is discussed. History of Architectural Cast-in-Place Concrete The first use of architectural concrete was recognized at the Corbusier’s Carpenter ...

Concrete Cloth -Properties, Materials, Applications and Process of Making

Concrete Cloth is flexible cement impregnated fabric. Process of making concrete cloth, properties, materials and applications in construction is discussed. Concrete has evolved enormously and drastically from a long time. New technologies, methods and materials have been found and invented to ...

Applications of High Density Radiation Shielding Concrete in Construction

High density radiation shielding concrete is produced by blending heavy weight aggregate, cement, water, and special additives. Applications of radiation shielding concrete is discussed. Aggregates for high density concrete for radiation shielding are iron shot and steel punching which are utilized ...

Long Term Properties of Geopolymer Concrete with Low Calcium Fly Ash

Geopolymer concrete has been employed in many applications for example earth retaining structures and water containing structures. Properties of geopolymer concrete with low calcium fly ash is discussed. Geopolymer is composed of alkaline liquid and source materials which is either natural ...

Sprayed Concrete -Properties, Materials and Uses in Construction

Sprayed concrete is also called as guinite or shotcrete is used for rapid concrete construction. Properties, materials and applications of sprayed concrete is discussed. Stabilization and support for the structures can be attained with best quality and performance with the help ...