Waterproofing - Best Practices

Waterproofing - Best Practices

Waterproofing is important in protecting the structure and ensuring that the structure is usable over its service life. The forces exerted by water are enormous and its effects are unpredictable

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Glass Fibre Wrapping Improvers Stability

Glass Fibre Wrapping Improvers Stability

Glass Fiber Wrapping can be used where concrete looses its capacity/design strength due to corrosion change in use and/or the design code demands increases in load carrying capacity. It can

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Repair, rehabilitation techniques/systems for concrete structure

Repair, rehabilitation techniques/systems for concrete structure

Versatility of Concrete is an established fact on account of its mouldability and durability. This makes it attractive for use in varied exposure conditions. Vulnerability of concrete to deterioration

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Causes of Deterioration for Concrete and Masonry Structures

Causes of Deterioration for Concrete and Masonry Structures

The inadequate performance of constructed facilities is a cause for concern even for the most advanced of the nations in the world. The losses in downtime in itself, without even considering the effects

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A Review on Consolidants for Repair of Deteriorated Structures

A Review on Consolidants for Repair of Deteriorated Structures

The concept of consolidation arises a possibility to keep the original artwork in original form. Hence, restoration process is the judgement of repair material which should be compatible with the existing

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Elastomeric Coating

Elastomeric Coating

ELASTOMERIC COATING is a flexible protective coating based on styrene – acrylic copolymer for exterior or interior use. Applied as a liquid, it cures to form a durable, protective, waterproof membrane. It is

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Supreme's DURAble Waterproofing Solutions

Supreme's DURAble Waterproofing Solutions

Supreme Industries, which has been offering durable, cost-effective and environment-friendly products for the construction industry for over six decades, counts its products - DURAboard HD100, DURAmembrane INSUshieldd

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EPDM Membrane Waterproofing

EPDM Membrane Waterproofing

EPDM membrane is a lightweight, durable and weatherproof single-ply waterproofing membrane perfect for a wide variety of applications. It is an effective and high performance waterproofing system for

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Galvanizing - Past & Present

Galvanizing - Past & Present

Corrosion annually costs the U.S. economy 3.2 percent of the gross national product, over $279 billion. Indirect costs to the public could raise the percentage to as much as 6 percent. Some indirect costs

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Indian Construction Chemicals : Spotting the Bonds and Breaks

Indian Construction Chemicals : Spotting the Bonds and Breaks

While products like waterproofing compounds and solutions are checked out by home owners and repair workers alike, knowledge of the benefits of sophisticated Construction Chemicals products

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The Supreme Industries Launches DURAmembrane

The Supreme Industries Launches DURAmembrane

With over six decades of experience in providing innovative and cost effective solutions, Supreme Industries takes pride in being an undisputed leader in India's Plastic Industry. The Company's endeavour is

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Solution for Basement Waterproofing

Solution for Basement Waterproofing

For the past 50 years Fosroc being world leader in construction chemical industry, and recognized as an effective solution provider in all areas of construction. Fosroc quality product can be found in nearly every major project around

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Solution for Podium Slab Waterproofing

Solution for Podium Slab Waterproofing

For the past 50 years, Fosroc being world leader in construction chemical industry, has been recognised as an effective solution provider in all areas of construction. Fosroc quality product can be found in nearly every major project

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3M Extreme Sealing Tape for Roof Sealing Application

3M Extreme Sealing Tape for Roof Sealing Application

Increasingly, as every part of Construction Industry is leaning towards "Green" the roofing is moving towards more light transmittable material. What better way to conserve energy but

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Eco-Friendly Thermolastic Protective Coating

Eco-Friendly Thermolastic Protective Coating

Thermacoat™ is an advanced water based acrylic latex coating that is temperature insulating and acts as a water proofing barrier coating. It is cost effective, easy to apply and can save 30% or more in energy costs. While other 'white' / elastomeric

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Numerical Study for Retrofitting of RC Columns for Blast Loading

Numerical Study for Retrofitting of RC Columns for Blast Loading

The paper presents the effect of blast loads generated as a result of explosive charges on the existing exterior reinforced concrete (RC) circular column of a typical building. A wide range of parametric

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Fiber Reinforced Polymer Composites

Fiber Reinforced Polymer Composites

To meet up the requirements of advanced infrastructure, new innovative materials/ technologies in construction industry has started to making its way. Any technology or material has its limitations

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Retrofitting of Concrete Buildings Using Steel

Retrofitting of Concrete Buildings Using Steel

The retrofitting becomes necessary to enhance the performance of structures including those encountered loss of strength due to deterioration or which have crossed their expected life. The success

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Condition Assessment and Distress-diagnostic Techniques

Condition Assessment and Distress-diagnostic Techniques

This paper discusses the critical requirement of the correct condition assessment of concrete structures and an open minded approach to assess the cause of structural distresses and related symptoms

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Foundation Practices & Rehabilitation of Structures on Expansive Soils

Foundation Practices & Rehabilitation of Structures on Expansive Soils

Expansive soils popularly known as Black cotton soils in India are highly problematic, as they swell on absorption of water and shrink on evaporation thereof. Because of this alternate swell and shrinkage

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Structural Strengthening of Brick Masonry Walls of Heritage Building with Carbon Fibre Reinforced Polymers

Structural Strengthening of Brick Masonry Walls of Heritage Building with Carbon Fibre Reinforced Polymers

A sprawling palace complex built in 1893 and belonging to the Nizam family, rulers of the erstwhile princely state of Hyderabad in India, is currently being developed as a luxury heritage palace hotel by a

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Repair and Rehabilitation of Sewage Treatment Plants

Repair and Rehabilitation of Sewage Treatment Plants

The repair and rehabilitation of civil structures of sewage treatment plants (20 & 40 MGD and 4 digesters of 12 MGD) at Keshopur in Delhi has been taken up with a basic view to ensure that by doing so it is

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Treatise on Condition Surveys for Concrete and Masonry Structures

Treatise on Condition Surveys for Concrete and Masonry Structures

Condition assessments of structures are performed for various purposes and for various causes. Consultants who are involved in repairs/retrofitting of structures should possess knowledge and

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Cutting Edge Solutions for Waterproofing and Underdeck Insulation

Cutting Edge Solutions for Waterproofing and Underdeck Insulation

Establish in 1942, Supreme Industries Ltd. pioneered path-breaking plastics products by offering advanced solutions for various industries. Atul Khanna, GM - Thermal Insulation Division and Ajay Mohta, GM – Construction Accessories Division of The Supreme Industries Ltd.,

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Indian Scenario of Repair and Exhaustive Referencing

Indian Scenario of Repair and Exhaustive Referencing

Repair industry in India and for that matter throughout the world is like the story of an elephant that is described by seven blind people. Whichever part of the elephant comes in the hands of a blind

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Modern Waterproofing Group

Modern Waterproofing Group

Modern Waterproofing Group has a long history in the waterproofing industry since 1950s and is providing all types of insulation such as APP & SBS modified Bituminous Waterproofing Membrane, Spunbond Polyester Geotextile

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Texsa Offers Range of Waterproofing Membranes

Texsa Offers Range of Waterproofing Membranes

Texsa India Ltd, one of the leading manufacturers of various types of bitumens membranes (Moply, Morterplas, Texself etc) and synthetic membranes (Vinitex-PVC membrane and "Texalon-TPO membranes) also offer a wide range of LAMs to choose

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Conibase® Infrastructure Waterproofing and Protection

Conibase® Infrastructure Waterproofing and Protection

BASF Construction Chemicals has developed a range of waterproofing, repair and protection systems utilising the latest cementitious, epoxy, polyurethane and composite technologies. Its Conibase® waterproofing systems have been developed to serve

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Why Brick Bat Coba Not the Correct Method for Terrace Waterproofing?

Why Brick Bat Coba Not the Correct Method for Terrace Waterproofing?

India is having more than 4000 kms of coastal line. Generally, these coastal areas receive more than average rainfall in the rainy season. The homes in these coastal areas are, therefore, more prone

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Water-Tight Construction with One-Component Dry-Mortar Systems

Water-Tight Construction with One-Component Dry-Mortar Systems

While essential for Indian farmers, the monsoon rains are a big problem for many house owners. Wet ceilings and moldy walls are common, and water penetration can even destroy supporting structures over a period of time. New

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