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

Manufacturing of Bricks

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Bricks are one of the oldest building material. Due to its decorative and load-bearing properties, exceptional durability, lightweight, thermal insulation property, easy availability, low-cost, brick has enjoyed widespread popularity as a construction material. The fundamentals of brick manufacturing have not … 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

Fly Ash Bricks

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Fly ash bricks have gained popularity over clay bricks.  Fly ash bricks are now being used worldwide. It has resulted in the conservation and protection of natural resources as well as the environment. Fly ash bricks are manufactured from fly … Continued