Fiber Reinforce Concrete

Concrete containing cement, water, aggregate and discontinuous or uniformly dispersed or discrete fibers is term as Fiber Reinforced Concrete. It is a composite obtain by adding a single type or…

Is Bamboo stronger than Steel?

Is Bamboo stronger than Steel? This question has many answers depending upon the quality, usage and availability of Bamboo. Let’s discuss according to various aspects. Aspect : 1 No. Bamboo…

Admixture

Admixture is defined as a material, other than cement, water, sand and aggregates, that is used as an ingredient of concrete. It is added to the batch immediately before or…

Quality of Water

Water is an important ingredient of concrete as it actively participates in the chemical reaction with cement. Since it helps to form the strength giving cement gel; the quantity and…

Testing of cement

Testing of cement can be brought under two categories – Field testing Laboratory testing Read more about types of cement. 1. Field testing of cement It is sufficient to subject…