PVC Tile Flooring

PVC Tile Flooring P.V.C. tiles are now manufactured in variety of shades and design and are being commonly used in residential as well as non-residential buildings. It gives a decorative floor finish which is resilient, smooth and can be cleaned easily. It can be laid over a prep...

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Flag-stone Flooring

Flag stone Flooring Flag-stone is defined as any laminiscated sandstone which is available of adequate thickness. The flag stone flooring may be square or rectangular with width not less than 38 cm. and thickness varying from 20 to 40 mm. The sub-grade for flag stone flooring is ...

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Brick Flooring

Brick Flooring Brick flooring is commonly provided in warehouses, stores and godowns or in places where heavy goods are stored. The brick flooring may be done with brick laid flat or on edge arranged in herring bone fashion or set at right angle to the walls. The earth filling un...

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Muram Flooring

Muram Flooring What is muram? Disintegrated rocks are termed as muram. Muram flooring are constructed mostly in villages  and have the same merits as that of mud flooring. First of all, the subgrade is prepared up to 6″ thick and then a thick layer of muram is laid above t...

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Mud Flooring

Mud Flooring In tropical countries, mud flooring is commonly constructed in villages. Mud flooring are cheap, hard, fairly impervious, easy in construction and easy in maintenance. Mud flooring remain warm in winter and cold in summer and hence are most suitable for places where ...

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Sheet Piles – Types of Sheet Piles

Sheet Piles – Types of Sheet Piles Sheet piles may he made up of wood, concrete or steel. Steel piles are driven side by side into the ground to form a continuous vertical wall for retaining soil. The alignment and resistance or thrusts are normally provided by horizontal w...

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Types of Steel Piles

The types of steel piles commonly used are: H-Piles Pipe-piles Screw piles Disc piles (a) H-piles: The use of rolled steel H-beams to function as bearing piles is a comparatively recent development in piling industry. H-piles can withstand large impact stresses developed during h...

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Composite Piles

Composite Piles Composite Piles are those piles of two different materials are driven one over the other, so as to enable them to act together to perform the function of a single pile. In such a combination, advantage is taken of the good qualities of both the materials. These pr...

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Types of Cast-In-Situ Piles

The names of the various types of commonly used cast-in situ piles are: Simplex pile Franki pile Vibro pile Vibro-expanded pile  Raymond pile Mac Arthur pile (1) Simplex pile: This type of pile may be driven through soft or hard soil. A steel tube having an internal diameter equ...

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Cast-in-situ Piles

Cast-in-situ piles Cast-in-situ piles are those piles which are cast in position inside the ground. Since the cast-in-situ piles is not subjected  to handling or driving stresses, it is not necessary to reinforce the pile in ordinary cases or in places where the pile is complete...

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