Impact of Ground Granulated Blast Furnace Slag on High-Performance Concrete

Impact of Ground Granulated Blast Furnace Slag on High-Performance Concrete
Concrete, being a physical mixture of cement, aggregate (sand and crushed rocks), and water, is the key construction material across the world. There is now a huge demand for infrastructure which has increased concrete Read More...

Urban Concrete: Requisites & Remedies

Urban Concrete: Requisites & Remedies
There is a need for technologically advanced concrete admixtures for the ready-mix industry that meet industry codes and meet or exceed the demands of challenging construction applications and adverse placement conditions Read More...

High Performance Concrete: Composition & Benefits

High Performance Concrete: Composition & Benefits
High Performance Concrete (HPC) is seeing major applications in the field of civil engineering constructions such as long-span bridges, tunnels, high-rise buildings, huge complexes, highway pavements, and more, since Read More...

Robust Mix Proportioning of Self-Compacting Concrete Mixes - A Comparative Study

Robust Mix Proportioning of Self-Compacting Concrete Mixes - A Comparative Study
Concrete being the second largest consumed material after water needs attention towards sustainable construction with an increase in infrastructure. The world is moving towards innovative techniques and methodologies Read More...

Strategies for Co-Processing in Cement Manufacturing

Strategies for Co-Processing in Cement Manufacturing
Co-processing of waste in the cement industry is an advanced and innovative recovery process whereby energy is recovered, and the non-combustible part of the waste is reused as raw material. Read More...

Structural behaviour of Geopolymer Masonry

Structural behaviour of Geopolymer Masonry
Traditional masonry units are not sustainable and eco friendly due to consumption of fuel or cement. It is essential to find sustainable alternatives. This paper reports about preparation of geopolymer bricks, masonry Read More...

A Study on Influence of Dilution of Alkaline to Binder Ratios on Fresh and Hardened Behaviour of Geopolymer Mortar

A Study on Influence of Dilution of Alkaline to Binder Ratios on Fresh and Hardened Behaviour of Geopolymer Mortar
Geo-polymer mortar (GPM) is proven for its strength, durability and sustainability [2 & 3]; strength of GPM is a function of alkaline to binder ratio, and has an adverse effect on consistence properties of mortar Read More...

Comparison of Reinforced and Pre-Stressed Concrete Building Frames

Comparison of Reinforced and Pre-Stressed Concrete Building Frames
Comparison of Reinforced and Pre-Stressed Concrete Building Frames This article discusses pre-stressing of concrete to get lighter and slender beam sections for six different four storied concrete building frames of different spans/lengths by the application of post-tensioning Read More...

Ready Mix Concrete in India With Quality Assurance

Ready Mix Concrete in India With Quality Assurance
Ready mix concrete (RMC) is the first choice for projects requiring concrete. The term ‘ready mix’ is used to describe a process where concrete is pre-made at a plant and delivered in batches to job sites. It is a convenient Read More...

Benefits of J.K’s White Cement & Polymer Modified Primers

Benefits of J.K’s White Cement & Polymer Modified Primers
When we talk of Primers that are applied before the paint work, what comes to mind are the Acrylic Primers. However, since the last few years, White Cement-based Primers are gaining popularity amongst the construction Read More...

Relevance of Chemistry in Concrete

Relevance of Chemistry in Concrete
Chemistry is truly relevant for concrete because chemistry controls the life/durability of concrete. It explains why cement hardens and the interaction between cement and its environment. Dr. S.B.Hegde at Udaipur Cement Works Read More...

Mechanical Properties of Geopolymer Concrete with Alternative Materials

Mechanical Properties of Geopolymer Concrete with Alternative Materials
Concrete is considered the world’s most versatile, durable and reliable construction material, next only to water. It is the most consumed material requiring large quantity of cement, fine aggregates, course aggregates Read More...

Ferro-Sialate Geopolymer using Red Mud

Ferro-Sialate Geopolymer using Red Mud
Geopolymer is being used as a replacement for Portland cement for over the past three decades. The technology utilizes material rich in silica and alumina, either processed geological material or industrial byproducts Read More...

Geopolymer Concrete - The Eco Friendly Alternate to Concrete

Geopolymer Concrete - The Eco Friendly Alternate to Concrete
The name geopolymer was given by “Joseph Davidovits” in 1978. Geopolymer concrete (GPC) is an eco friendly product which uses industrial waste by-products such as fly ash (waste from thermal power plants) and ground Read More...

Compressive strength study of Geopolymer Mortar using quarry rock dust

Compressive strength study of Geopolymer Mortar using quarry rock dust
T. Venu Madhav, Head Department of Civil Engineering, Audisankara College of Engineering & Technology, Gudur, Andhra Pradesh, India. I.V. Ramana Reddy, Professor, Department of Civil Engineering, S.V.U. College of Engineering Read More...

Use of Factory Made Reaction Generating Liquid (RGL - SRGPJ1) to Produce Geopolymer Concretes

Use of Factory Made Reaction Generating Liquid (RGL - SRGPJ1) to Produce Geopolymer Concretes
Geopolymer binders, formed by alkaline activation of aluminosilicate precursors, are attracting interest as “green” cements because of their use of industrial wastes such as geothermal silicas, fly ashes and mineralogical Read More...

Performance Evaluation of Fly ash and GGBFS Blended Self-compacting geopolymer concrete

Performance Evaluation of Fly ash and GGBFS Blended Self-compacting geopolymer concrete
An attempt has been made to develop Fly ash (FA) and Ground granulated blast furnace slag (GGBFS) blended self-compacting geopolymer concrete mixes with varying volume of pastes using conventionally available river sand Read More...

Robustness of Self-Compacting Geopolymer Concrete (SCGC)

Robustness of Self-Compacting Geopolymer Concrete (SCGC)
It’s widely known and has been reported on numerous occasions and in multiple journals that concrete is one of the most used construction materials in the world. With current cement production in excess Read More...

Necessity of Health Monitoring of Structures Constructed Before 2000 across India

Necessity of Health Monitoring of Structures Constructed Before 2000 across India
Sangeeta Pandey, Chief Manager (Civil), Power Grid Corporation of India Ltd., Patna, PVS Sudhakar, Sr. General Manager (Civil), NOFN Works, Power Grid Corporation of India Ltd., Vishakhapatnam & Dr. Achintya, Professor of Civil Read More...

WATERPROOFING Importance of Filling Cracks, Joints & Voids

WATERPROOFING Importance of Filling Cracks, Joints & Voids
Samir Surlaker, Director, Assess Build Chem Private Limited discusses some new joint treatments and injection systems in waterproofing. It is a myth that waterproofing treatments can be carried out by application of single material Read More...

Recent Developments in Concrete Technology

Recent Developments in Concrete Technology
Recently, two new developments in concrete technology can have a far reaching impact on the way we consume concrete in construction. Concrete happens to be the largest in terms of weight—being about more than 5 tonnes per capita Read More...

Construction Chemicals in Repair and Rehabilitation of Structures

Construction Chemicals in Repair and Rehabilitation of Structures
Years of research plus decades of practical experience have enabled FAIRMATE to develop detailed solutions to restore and rehabilitate concrete structures with structural rehabilitation, retrofitting and strengthening of RCC structures Read More...

Repair and Maintenance Techniques for Building Facades

Repair and Maintenance Techniques for Building Facades
Sunny Surlaker, Head Technical Services, Assess Build Chem writes on the selection ideologies, materials and methods for defect remediation in Concrete Buildings. The building façade or the envelope is the primary line of Read More...

Condition Evaluation of Fire Exposed Concrete Foundation

Condition Evaluation of Fire Exposed Concrete Foundation
This article provides some basic information on effects of fire on concrete, various condition evaluation methods, and show findings from a case study of a fire exposed concrete foundation in California, and informs construction Read More...

Concrete Repair Bonding Agents Panacea or Snake Oil?

Concrete Repair Bonding Agents Panacea or Snake Oil?
There is considerable controversy within the concrete repair industry regarding the use of bonding agents as a pretreatment method for the repair of deteriorated concrete. This paper examines the use of bonding agents Read More...

Fire Damage of Concrete Structures – Assessment and Repair

Fire Damage of Concrete Structures – Assessment and Repair
This paper discusses the effects of fire on concrete and provides a methodology to assess, evaluate and repair concrete structures. Though concrete is among the best fire-resistant building materials, it does get damaged when Read More...

ACI 562 Code Requirements for Assessment, Repair, and Rehabilitation of Concrete Structures and Commentary

ACI 562 Code Requirements for Assessment, Repair, and Rehabilitation of Concrete Structures and Commentary
The ACI 562 Code Requirements for Assessment, Repair, and Rehabilitation of Concrete Structures and Commentary was first published in 2013 and revised in 2016. Development of ACI 562 was an industry response to variations Read More...

Unified Vision of Indian Nation for the Concrete Protection, Strengthening and Repair Industry – Vision 2030

Unified Vision of Indian Nation for the Concrete Protection, Strengthening and Repair Industry – Vision 2030
The repair industry in India and for that matter, throughout the world, is like the story of an elephant described by seven blind people. Whichever part of an elephant will come in the hands of a blind man, the elephant will be described Read More...

Constraints and Strategic Solutions of Leakage in Chamera Hydroelectric Project (Stage – III)

Constraints and Strategic Solutions of Leakage in Chamera Hydroelectric Project (Stage – III)
The Chamera Hydro-Electric Project (Stage-III) is located on the river Ravi at village Kharamukh (250.0 m downstream of the confluence of river Ravi and Tundah Nala) in Chamba district of Himachal Pradesh. The Project consists Read More...

Green Products from the House of JSW Cement

Green Products from the House of JSW Cement
"Through our wide range of future-ready, superior quality green products, we meet the evolving demands of the construction industry in India," avers Lopamudra Sengupta, Vice President (Technical services) JSW cement Read More...

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