• Posts Tagged ‘Aggregates’

    Testing Sand Properties at the construction site

    by  • April 23, 2014 • Aggregates, Building Materials, Testing • 0 Comments

    Testing bulking of sand at the site

    Aggregate most of which pass through 4.75 mm IS sieve is known as fine aggregate. Fine aggregate shall consists of natural sand, crushed stone sand, crushed gravel sand stone dust or arable dust, fly ash and broken brick (burnt clay). It shall be hard, durable, chemically inert, clean and free from adherent coatings, organic matter etc....

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    How to Repair Concrete and requirement for concreting?

    by  • April 23, 2014 • Cement, concrete • 0 Comments

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    Concrete Repair Materials and its Requirements. Besides being of compatible properties, repair materials for cement, concrete/mortar shall also be easy to apply and require no attention after the repair has been applied. The essential parameters for deciding upon a repair material for concrete are: Low shrinkage properties Requisite setting/hardening properties Workability Good bond strength...

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    Manufactured sand its Properties

    by  • April 16, 2014 • Building Construction, Building Materials, concrete • 0 Comments

    Manufactured Sand is a sand produced from crushing of granite stones in required grading to be used for construction purposes as a replacement for river sand. Read More about Manufactured Sand. The properties of Manufactured sand used for construction are: Higher Strength of concrete: The manufactured sand has required gradation of fines, physical properties...

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    by  • April 15, 2014 • Building Construction, concrete, Recent Construction News • 0 Comments

    MANUFACTURED SAND IN CONSTRUCTION called M-Sand Manufactured sand is a substitute of river for construction purposes sand produced from hard granite stone by crushing. The crushed sand is of cubical shape with grounded edges, washed and graded to as a construction material. The size of manufactured sand (M-Sand) is less than 4.75mm. Why Manufactured...

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    Test your Aggregate for Stripping Value

    by  • April 13, 2014 • Aggregates, Practicles • 0 Comments


    STRIPPING VALUE TEST ON AGGREGATES Stripping Value Test Bitumen and tar adhere well to all normal types of aggregates provided they are dry and are not exceptionally dusty. This problem of stripping is experienced only with bituminous mixtures, which are permeable to water. This test gives the procedure for determination of the stripping value...

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