Category : Concrete Types in Construction

Various types of concrete for different purpose, their mix proportions, properties, strength and durability and uses in construction.

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 ...

Highly Reactive Metakaolin Concrete – Properties and Applications

The reactivity of metakaolin is based on chemical composition and reactive surface. Highly reactive metakaolin has become available as a considerably reactive pozzolanic material in concrete. This type of material is not like other admixtures for example fly ash, blast furnace ...

Stamped Concrete and Its Preparation Methods

What is Stamped Concrete? Stamped concrete is a concrete which gives similar appearance to bricks, tiles, or wood etc., after stamping or texturing or patterning. Stamped concrete is generally used for sidewalks, driveways inside house, pool decks, interior flooring ...

PUMPED CONCRETE PUMP TYPES & SELECTION

WHAT IS PUMPED CONCRETE? Pumped concrete is the concrete which is transported to heights by means of pumping using concrete pumps. This method is used where large quantity of concrete work is involved at greater height, where other means of transporting ...

TRANSPARENT (LIGHT TRANSMITTING) CONCRETE

Transparent concrete also called as translucent concrete or light transmitting concrete is achieved by replacing aggregates with transparent alternate materials. The bonding material in transparent concrete may be able to transmit light by using clear resins the concrete mix. Use ...

ADVANCE CAST IN PLACE CONCRETE IN STRUCTURE REPAIRS

Structure Repair with Advance Cast in Place Concrete Types Cast-In-Place Fiber-Reinforced Concrete   When metallic or polymeric fibers (made up of steel, glass or synthetic and natural plastics) are added in conventional concrete to get greater resistance to plastic shrinkage, drying shrinkage, and ...

FERROCEMENT IN CONSTRUCTION – APPLICATIONS & ADVANTAGES

What is Ferrocement? Ferrocement is a construction material consisting of wire meshes and cement mortar. Applications of ferrocement in construction is vast due to the low self weight, lack of skilled workers, no need of framework etc. It was developed by P.L.Nervi, ...