concrete-blocks

Concrete Blocks

The materials required for the production of the concrete blocks are aggregates, cement and water. They include crushed stones, gravel, volcanic cinders, foamed slag, furnace clinker, ...
Types of Bricks

Types of Bricks

These bricks can be categorized under various headings and subheadings on different basis. There are different types of bricks available on the market used for various kinds of purposes. ...
Types of soil

Types of soil

A number of systems of classification have been evolved for categorizing various types of soil. Some of these have been developed specifically in connection with ascertaining the suitability ...
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Bitumen

The bitumen is black or brown in colour and it is obtained in solid or semi-solid state. Its application is same as that of residual asphalt. The bitumen is the binding material which ...
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Stone Brick vs Brick veneer

Brick veneer is a non-structural layer of brick used in construction of buildings, placed at outer layer, generally backed by an air space. The materials used in brick masonry work ...
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Workability of Concrete – Slump test

Another term used to describe a freshly prepared concrete is ‘consistency’ which is the ease with which it will flow. It is the wetness of the concrete and the measure of fluidity ...
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Building Stones

Stone have been used as building material since very early period of our civilization. Building stones are the naturally occurring massive, dense rock which can be cut or shaped into ...
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