Concrete Segregation – Segregation of Concrete

Concrete Segregation - Segregation of Concrete It is the separating of the coarse aggregate from the rest of the mix or the separating of the...

Concrete Blocks

Concrete Blocks (1) Raw materials used in Concrete Blocks : The materials required for the production of the concrete blocks are aggregates, cement and water....
COMPACTING FACTOR TEST APPARATUS

Compaction Factor Test – Workability of Concrete

Compaction Factor Test - Workability of Concrete Compaction Factor Test is designed in such a way that it can be used only in laboratory but...

Sea Water for Mixing Concrete

Sea Water for Mixing Concrete It is advisable, as stated above, to use clean water fit for drinking purposes for making cement concrete. However, at...
hand mixing of concrete

Hand Mixing Of Concrete

Hand Mixing Of Concrete The process of mixing the various ingredients of concrete by manual labour, is called hand mixing of concrete. Hand mixing of...

Concrete Bleeding – Bleeding of Concrete

Concrete Bleeding - Bleeding of Concrete Concrete bleeding is the appearance of a watery scum (also called laitance) on the surface of a concrete after...

Hot Weather Concreting – Concreting in Hot Weather

Hot Weather Concreting Hot Weather Concreting in tropical countries, such as India, air temperatures may rise up to 40-50 deg. C. during summer months. Such...

Slump Cone Test and its Advantages – Limitations

Slump Cone Test and its Advantages - Limitations Although, the slump cone test is not entirely satisfactory since it gives widely varying results and also...
Curing of Concrete

Concrete Curing – Methods – Curing of Concrete

Concrete Curing - Methods - Curing of Concrete What is Curing: It may be defined as the operation of keeping a freshly placed concrete moist during...