Important Requirements for Concrete Inspection and Acceptant

Concrete Inspection and Acceptant

Concrete Inspection and Acceptant Concrete Inspection and Acceptant Inspecting the quality of the concrete, inclusive of the inspection of materials, equipment’s, production process and the characteristics of the already solidifying concrete The slump of the concrete mixture is inspected at the Site in accordance with the following regulations: • For the concrete mixed at Site, … Read more

Self Consolidating Concrete Mix Design

Self Consolidating Concrete

Self Consolidating Concrete Self Consolidating Concrete The flowability of a concrete mix is a complex interaction of the inter-particle friction in the aggregate phase, and the fluidity of the paste phase. The water-to-powder ratio and admixtures control the fluidity of the paste phase. If the aggregate particles have too much friction due to poor grading … Read more

Concrete Mix Design

Concrete Mix Design

Concrete Mix Design Concrete mix design is the method of optimally proportioning various constituents of concrete, such as cement, aggregates, water, and admixtures, in order to manufacture a concrete at a lower cost that will have specified properties of workability and homogeneity in the fresh state and strength and durability in the hardened state. Purpose of … Read more

Self Compacting Concrete

Self Compacting Concrete

Self Compacting Concrete (SCC) is a concrete that is capable to compact under its own load. Also in past, making concrete structures without compaction and vibration has also been done. For examples, placing of concrete under water is done without vibration. Mass concrete and shaft concrete can be well placed without compaction. But the examples … Read more

Drain Tile

Drain Tile

Drain Tile A drain tile system provides an excellent solution to basement waterproofing without the disruption of external repairs. Drain systems capture water before they enters the basement and deliver them to a sump pump or gravity flow, which keeps the water away from your home. Installation of drain tiles systems are similar throughout the country. … Read more

Concrete Coatings

Concrete Coatings

Concrete Coatings Applying concrete coatings to prevent water intrusion can actually cause damage. Whenever you try to stop water from entering into your basement, you will fail. Concrete coatings come in many materials and finishes. They can produce a wonderful new appearance for driveways, porches, and patios. Unfortunately, many people mistake this beautiful finished product as a … Read more

Sump Pumps

Submersible sump pumps

Submersible sump pumps Submersible sump pumps are used to pump water out of a basement to an outside location. Unfortunately, this is only half of the battle. How will you get water to the sump pump? In order for sump pumps to be useful to your water problems, you must first understand how the sump … Read more

Protecting Foundations

Protecting Foundations

Protecting Foundations Protecting Foundations Structure insulation can result in reduced heating costs as well as help avoid water vapor condensation problems. Poor foundation setup can make spaces below ground extremely unpleasant and can result in several problems, including flooding, mold and mildew, and an influx of pests. Foundation insulation is especially vital if you have … Read more

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