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Background of Indian Cement Industry – Complete Overview 

​Indian Cement Industry – Background The Cement Industry in India is over a 100 years old and due to its constant growth and high energy…

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ACC Coolcrete Ready mix concrete

Coolcrete : Ready-Mix Concrete Temperature –  controlled Concrete. Coolcrete has placement temperatures much below ambient temperatures and and can be designed as low as 12…

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Concrete Society Report – Concrete core testing for strength

Report of Concrete Society working Party. This report provides recommended procedures for obtaining and the compressive testing of concrete cores and for the interpretation of the…

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WHY WE TEST CONCRETE STRENGTH AFTER 28 DAYS?

Why do we test concrete compressive strength after 28 days? The table below shows the compressive strength gained by concrete after 1, 3, 7, 14 and 28 days with…

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What are the function of mortar ?

Ques: What are the function of mortar ? Answer: It binds together stones or bricks to take up loads and to give required strength to…

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Why the initial and final setting times are required to be determined?

Ques: Why the initial and final setting times are required to be determined? Answer: Initial setting time is determined to have a sufficient time for…

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What is mortar?

Ques:What is mortar? Answer:Mortar is a workable paste obtained by mixing a binding material with fine aggregate (sand ,surkhi, or cinder etc.) and water in…

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Which are the various types of mortars used?

Ques: Which are the various types of mortars used? Answer: Lime mortar, Cement mortar and Gauged mortar.

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What do you understand by Gauged mortar?

Ques: What do you understand by Gauged mortar? Answer: The mortar prepared by using cement ,sand and lime are called Gauge mortar.

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What are the good characteristics of sand ?

Ques: What are the good characteristics of sand ? Answer: It should clean , sharp and rectangular grains . It should be free from dust…

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