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Reinforced Concrete Slab Casting- Work Procedure

Casting concrete slab is considerably crucial task in building construction and requires great planning and accuracy, in addition to proper execution sequence. This article presents proper procedure on how to prepare and cast reinforced concrete slab. Materials and Machinery for Slab ...

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BRICK WORK IN SUPERSTRUCTURE

Working ProcedureAll the bricks to use in construction are soaked well in water so that they don’t absorb water from the mortar. Mortar is spread on the top of the foundation course over an area to be covered by the ...

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CONCRETE- SUPER STRUCTURE

RCC COLUMNS Materials and Machinery usedBatching plant.Transit mixerConcrete pumpVibratorsChute and C I Pipes.ScopeMarking the columnsPlacing the reinforcementForm work for columnsPlacing the concreteErection of ColumnThe size of column to be marked and checkedForm work consists ...

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Backfilling in Foundation : Types and Procedure

What Is Backfilling? In construction, backfilling is the process of replacing or reusing the soil that is removed during building construction to strengthen and support a structure’s foundation or any other structural member. Factors affecting Backfilling in FoundationChoosing the right backfill material Compacting ...

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ANTI-TERMITE TREATMENT

Materials and Tools usedChemicals UsedDildrin Aldrin Heptachlor Chlordane Chloropyripas 20 ECEquipmentCrow bar Measuring Jar Plastic drums 20-lit capacity. Pouring Jar SprayerWorking ProcedureThe anti termite treatment will be done by an approved specialized agency. The earth surface to be cleaned from wooden and any other garbage Particles. The entire ...

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PLAIN CEMENT CONCRETE (PCC)-WORK PROCEDURE

Materials and Tools usedAuto level instrument – 1 Nos Wooden /Steel rammer – 1 Nos Mixer machine – 1 NosScope of workVerifying levels and dimension Ramming the earth surface Placing the concrete. Ramming and finishing the concrete surfaceWorking ProcedureExcavation levels and dimensions to be checked ...

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Work Procedure of Excavation at Construction Site

Work procedure for excavation at construction site involves understanding of centre line and excavation drawings, setting out of plan on ground, excavation of soil and removal of excess soil. Quality checks such as recording ground level and marking of reference ...

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