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Refractory Mortar – Types and Construction Practice

Refractory Mortar – Types and Construction Practice

Refractory mortar is a specially engineered mixture of sand, calcium aluminate, cement, and fireclay. It is used to lay firebrick in places that are exposed to extremely high temperature. The refractory mortar is utilized only to build fire places and ...

Topping Concrete – Work Procedure, Types and Advantages

Topping Concrete – Work Procedure, Types and Advantages

Topping concrete is defined as a layer of high strength concrete placed on an old, worn out concrete surface to provide a dense, abrasion-resistant surface, to increase structural depth and strength of the base concrete. In this article we study about ...

What is Concrete Block Spacer? Their Uses and Construction

What is Concrete Block Spacer? Their Uses and Construction

Concrete block spacer is plastic or metallic molded installation equipment or tool employed for proper placement of masonry units. The concrete block spacer enables the installation of concrete block wall systems by anyone with a basic skill set. So, the ...

What is Construction Management?

What is Construction Management?

Construction management is the overall planning, coordination, and control of a construction process from the start to the end. The objectives of project management are to produce a project that meets client requirements on budget and schedule, and at acceptable ...

Concrete Pumps – Types and Selection

Concrete Pumps – Types and Selection

Concrete pumps are tools used to convey liquid concrete from the source of concrete to the place of casting. The basic principle, the types, and selection of concrete pumps based on work are explained briefly in this article. Principle of Concrete ...

16 Types of Heavy Equipment Used in Construction

16 Types of Heavy Equipment Used in Construction

Heavy construction equipment are used for various purposes in large projects. Selection of different types of heavy equipment depends on the size of the work and economy of the project. These make construction process easier and faster. Types of Heavy Construction Equipment Different ...