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Category : Concrete Types in Construction

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

Economy of High Performance Lightweight Concrete

Purpose of high performance lightweight concrete utilization is to reduce cost or enhance functionality of the structure or the combination thereof. The economy of high performance lightweight concrete is discussed.One might argue that, the production of high performance lightweight concrete ...

Applications of High Performance Lightweight Concrete

High performance lightweight concrete is produced by carefully mixing specified amount of cement, sand, lightweight aggregate, different pozzolans such as fly ash, silica fume, shale, metakaolin, calcined clay and superplasticizer.Various applications of high performance lightweight concrete are discussed.

Shotcrete or Sprayed Concrete or Gunite -Properties, Materials, Uses

Shotcrete or sprayed concrete is also called as gunite or shotcrete is used for rapid concrete construction. Shotcrete is used for repair of damaged buildings, underground construction such as storage reservoir, tunnel linings as well as for new constructions. Properties, ...

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 ...