Concrete Floor Slab Construction Process

Concrete floor slab construction process includes erection of formwork, placement of reinforcement, pouring, compacting and finishing concrete and lastly removal of formwork and curing of concrete slab. Concrete Floor Slab Construction ProcessAssemble and Erect Formwork Prepare and Place Reinforcement Pour, Compact and Finish ...

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Difference between Control Joint and Expansion Joint?

Control Joint in Concrete Control joints in concrete are provided at regular interval to from a weak plane, so that cracks are formed at the joints but not in undesired places. Control joints are provided in concrete pavements, slabs, walls, floors, dams, ...

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Methods of Finishing Hardened Concrete Surface

Finishing hardened concrete surface is carried out just after the removal of formwork to achieve finely finished surface. There are various methods and equipment that have been used to finish concrete surface. These finishing dried concrete surface techniques and equipment ...

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Expansion Joint in Concrete – Types and Characteristics

Expansion joints are placed in concrete to prevent expansive cracks formed due to temperature change. Concrete undergoes expansion due to high temperature when in a confined boundary which leads to cracks. Expansion joints are provided in slabs, pavements, buildings, bridges, sidewalks, railway tracks, piping ...

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Sandblasting Concrete Surface- Process and Advantages

Sandblasting is a method to texture the surface of hardened concrete on patio, walls, columns, driveways, floors to remove paint or expose aggregates. The extent of sand blasting ranges from light cleaning to a deep cutting operation that exposes aggregates ...

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Concrete Grade Beam Construction Process

What is concrete grade beam? Grade beams are commonly concrete beams which are designed to act as horizontal ties between footings or pile caps. They should be reinforced with continuous reinforcement that is developed within or beyond the supported column, or ...

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How to Check Quality in Concrete Construction

Quality of the concrete plays an important role in the construction field as the concrete is the excessive element in any construction. The strength parameters such as durability, load bearing strength and resistance to environmental factors such as wind, snow ...

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