Durability of recycled aggregate concrete with supplementary cementitious materials as evaluated by alternate wetting and drying test

recycled aggregate concrete
The utilization of the recycled aggregates created from processing construction and demolition waste in new construction has become more important over the last two decades. There are many factors contributi Read More...

Mix Design and Performance of Different Grades of Self Compacting Concrete (SCC)

Radial Gate Track Girder
Tala Hydroelectric Project is a run of the river scheme, located 3 km downstream of the existing 336 MW Chukha Hydroelectric Project on river Wangchu in South Western Bhutan in Eastern Himalayas. The project Read More...

Innovative Concrete Solutions for Emerging Asia

Innovative Concrete Solutions
These innovative concrete solutions have been developed, tested-bedded and are being used in various markets in Emerging Asia. They are examples of how the concrete- and aggregate industry Read More...

Innovative Concrete Technology Solution to Cover the Challenges of Sustainable Concrete as Slump Retention, High Early Strength and Workability Behaviour

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It is a great challenge to improve sustainability of concrete. Strongest argument for concrete as the most important building material is its durability behavior over more than 100 years. As longer the service Read More...

Supreme’s INSUtapes

Supreme Insutapes
INSUtapes is high performance special adhesive coated, FR, XLPE tapes with various facings for a perfect joint sealing application. INSUtapes are fire-retardant, non-fibrous tri-dimensional chemi Read More...

MC-Einpresshilfe – EH : Expansive Plasticized Grouting Admixture

MC Einpresshilfe EH Grouting Admixture
MC-Einpresshilfe EH is an admixture in powder form for grouting ducts in post tensioned or pre-stressed concrete structures using cementitious grout. It ensures permanent contact and an Read More...

Dr. Fixit’s Heatshield

Dr. Fixit’s Heatshield
Dr. Fixit, the waterproofing expert, from the house of Pidilite Industries Ltd, unveiled its unique product, Dr. Fixit Heatshield. The product boasts of being able to secure your home in the harsh summers. Dr. Fixit Read More...

MC Bauchemie's Dreitop FH / Suntop FH

Dreitop FH / Suntop FH
Dreitop FH (Floor Hard) is a ready to use, non-metallic, floor and surface hardener based on very hard natural aggregates. This is to be applied by dry shake method in 2 operations, on freshly floated concrete or a compensatory mortar Read More...

Dichtament DM - Integral Waterproofing Product

Dichtament DM is an integral waterproofing admixture for concrete with good plasticizing properties and also free from chlorides. The addition of Dichtament DM in the concrete results to a homogenous form by even dispersion of cement particles which prevents the likely settlement of heavy course aggregates and bleeding formation. It also brings Read More...

ISO Management Systems – A Relevance to Ready Mix Concrete Business

ISO systems especially ISO 9001, ISO 14001 & BS 18001 have gained great importance in today' business with the purpose of offering higher value to the stakeholders. Ready Mix Concrete Business is more of Product and Service centric. The QMS, EMS & OHSAS play vital role in product quality, product development, pollution control Read More...

Mould Release Agent Nafuplan K / Nafuplan U-ST

Mould Release Agent
Nafuplan K is an economical concentrated mould release agent, which is supplied as a water-soluble emulsion. It should be diluted in ratio of 1:10 up to 1:30 with water, prior to application. Nafuplan K aids in Read More...

Waterproofing – The Quality Factor, Materials and Detailing

Importance of WaterProofing
It is essential to note that the passage of water through the structure not only results in peeling of plaster or paints but it has wider implications. The passage of water through concrete leads to corrosion of the Read More...

Waterproofing of Bathrooms

Pidilite Construction Chemicals
Today in modern buildings, bathrooms are not just the places of freshening up but also are visualized as personal spaces to get refreshed and rejuvenated. As a matter of fact, a substantial amount of time and Read More...

Fielding The Elements: Waterproofing Systems

Hydralastic Concrete Waterproofing
Waterproofing, is an important part for any construction project looking for a sustainable and well finished product, with a low maintenance life cycle. Correctly done, it offers great value to the quality of structure, Read More...

Development of Alternative Roofing System by Using Ferrocement Channels

Ferrocement Roofing Channel
The cost of construction is rising day by day due to increasing cost of basic building materials such as steel, sand, cement, brick, timber and labour. The cost of construction using conventional building Read More...

Prediction of Compressive Strengh of Concrete Containing Nano-Silica Using Fuzzy Logic

Strengh of Concrete
Concrete is essentially a mixture of paste and aggregate. The paste, comprising of cement and water, binds the aggregate into a hard mass; the paste hardens because of the chemical reaction of the Read More...

Seismic Retrofitting of RC Beam-Column Connections

Seismic Retrofitting
Designing beam–column joints is considered to be a complex and challenging task for structural engineers, and careful design of joints in RC frame structures is crucial to the safety of the Read More...

EMCORIL AC Acrylic Based, Membrane Forming Curing Compound

EMCORIL AC Acrylic Based Membrane
One constraint in civil construction is the curing of concrete once it has been cast and the formwork is removed. Curing done by conventional methods cannot be ensured to its optimum efficiency when it is Read More...

Expansion Joints – A must in Every Construction

DURAboardHD100 in Columns
The term expansion joints, refer to the isolation joints provided within a structure to permit the separate segment of the structural frame to expand and contract in response to temperature changes without Read More...

Properties of Expanded Polystyrene Concrete Containing Ground Granulated Blast Furnace Slag

Structural Lightweight Concrete
Lightweight concrete can be obtained either by replacing totally or partially standard aggregates by low weight aggregates or introducing gassing agents in concrete. The interest is not only to decrease Read More...

Concrete Durability and Aesthetics Improvement in Cities

Exposed Aggregate Concrete
Concrete material development started a long time ago thanks to its plastic fresh properties and final mechanical strength. Soon, its limited cost and large availability enabled human activities and Read More...

Architectural and Decorative Concrete

Colouring the Concrete
Concrete can be used and processed in such a versatile manner that no other building material can compete with it. Concrete is not just a grey material that could be used as a base for further surface finishes Read More...

The last decade of innovation for creating sustainable concrete structures several of which hold world records

Reactor Buildings
When STUP was founded in India the cost of materials to labour in Structural Concrete was 75%:25% respectively and is today in the range of 65% to 70%:35% to 30% respectively. A structure to be Read More...

Analysis of Indeterminate Prestressed Concrete Beam Using Analytical and Numerical Methods

Finite Element Method
Applications of prestressed concrete are many, especially in recent times, it has been widely used in bridges, buildings, rail sleepers, nuclear vessels, water and other liquid retaining structures etc Read More...

High Volume Fly ash Concrete and UTWT-24 Innovative Concrete Solutions for Indian Concrete Roads

Fly Ash Concrete
This paper discusses the suitability of HVFAC in road Construction by demonstration project wherein 30m long road constructed with embedment of 63 nos vibrating wire type strain gauges to measure Read More...

Mechanical Properties of Polymer Concrete by Using SBR – An Experimental Study

Polymer Concrete
Various research studies in polymer concrete has taken place in the recent years & the main reason of usage of polymer concrete in construction materials is because of comparative high performance Read More...

Damage Pattern of RC Beam Column Connections Subjected to Cyclic Loading

RC Beam Column
Designing beam–column joints is considered to be a complex and challenging task for structural engineers, and careful design of joints in RC frame structures is crucial to the safety of the Read More...

Putz Dichtament Mortar Plasticizing Admixture

Mortar Plasticizing Admixture
The different mentalities of the client and mason always bring down the quality of plastering. Putz Dichtament is a unique combination of mortar plasticizer, which imparts waterproofing characteristics on the applied surface. It is Read More...

No Cement Concrete

Pulverized Fly Ash Powder
The production of one ton of cement emits approximately one ton of carbon dioxide to the atmosphere which leads to global warming conditions. A need of present status is, should we build additional Read More...

FORTA : Reinforcing the Future of Concrete

Ferro Fiber
The use of fibers to fortify building materials may seem like a new idea, but it's actually been around since ancient Egypt, when crude straw "fibers" were added to clay and mud building blocks and bricks Read More...
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