What is Ferrocement?

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Ferrocement is a composite material of mortar and reinforcement such as light steel fabrics and meshes and is used to form thin section. Ferrocement is a form of reinforced mortar that is embedded with closely spaced multiple layers of wire … Continued

Shotcrete

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Shotcrete is a method of applying concrete or mortar pneumatically projected or sprayed with the help of nozzle having high velocity on the prepared surface. Shotcrete is also called Gunite or sprayed concrete. It is typically reinforced by steel, rods, … Continued

Polymer Concrete

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Polymer concrete is a type of concrete that replaces cement by polymer as a binder. Sometimes, the polymer is used in addition to Portland cement to form  Polymer cement concrete (PCC) or Polymer Modified Concrete(PMC). Polymer concrete composites have a … Continued

Manufacturing of Concrete

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The manufacturing of concrete is broadly carried in six steps, which when sequentially followed, will produce a properly proportioned and complete mixed concrete. Each step has its own significance on the contribution of different properties, in the finished product. Different … Continued

Textile Reinforced Concrete

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Textile Reinforced Concrete (TRC) is an innovative technology in concrete filed in which the steel reinforcement is replaced by textile reinforcement. These fibres are mesh-like structures made up of glass, polypropene, jute, carbon etc. Textile Reinforced Concrete is commonly used … Continued

Admixtures in Concrete

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  Admixtures are defined as the chemicals which are added to the concrete other than cement, aggregate, and water to modify its properties during or before the mixing of concrete. The properties which are commonly modified are the rate of … Continued

Green Concrete

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Green concrete is concrete which is eco-friendly, uses less energy in its production and produces less carbon dioxide than ordinary concrete. When people hear green concrete, they associate it with the concrete that is coloured with green pigment. But Green … Continued