Guniting or Shotcrete or Shot Concrete

Guniting or Shotcrete Guniting or Shotcrete: An intimate mixture of cement, sand (or fine aggregate) and water is forced or ejected through a cement-gun and...
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...
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...

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...

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...

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....

Rapid Hardening Cement

Rapid Hardening Cement Rapid Hardening Cement, as the name indicates these type of cement gains high strength in early days. But, the initial and final...

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...
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...