Bitumen Extraction Test – Binder Content – Apparatus & Procedures

Bitumen Extraction test, also referred to as binder content test, is used to determine the amount of bitumen that is actually used as binding content in asphaltic pavement or asphaltic concrete recently laid at site. The durability, compatibility and resistance from defects like rutting, bleeding, raveling and ageing of  flexible asphaltic roads is highly dependent … Read more

Mastic Asphalt Flooring (Preparation, Construction Process)

Mastic Asphalt Flooring

The floor of your building or house is out of level, there is no insulation, its dampness and cold surface is freaking your mind out and you are searching for alternate solutions like mastic asphalt flooring. First of all you must appreciate yourself for opting mastic asphalt flooring because in just of its one layer, … Read more

Physical Classification of Rocks [With EXAMPLES]

Physical Classification of Rocks

So you are actually looking for details on physical classification of rocks and are unable to find some resourceful and in-depth guide. Don’t worry here I am with another useful guide exploring different types of rocks based on its physical appearances and its classification based on how it looks. There are actually three common classifications … Read more

Types of Rebar Support and Chair Spacing (Made EASY)

Types of Rebar Support

So you are involved in a construction project comprising of heavy steel rebar and you are wondering what different types of rebar support are available in the market and what could the best choice be for rebar chair for seamless spacing. Reinforcement is provided in concrete at certain spacing and orientation for ensuring adequate area … Read more

Hydrovac Excavation – The process – Benefits and Applications

When would you need a hydrovac excavation

So you are stuck in a situation when you have to decide between mechanical excavation and soft excavation by hydrovac; so here I am to tell when would you need a hydrovac ? Alongside, we’ll go deep into process, benefits, and applications of hydrovac excavation. If you are client or owner of the project who … Read more

Hempcrete Blocks – light weight REPLACEMENT of Concrete

Hempcrete Blocks an innovative replacement of Concrete

Hempcrete Blocks are basically made with the help of two ingredients i.e. lime as binding agent or binder mixed with the core of hemp plant. After decades of modernization, advancement and innovation in science and particularly in construction engineering, the humans have realized that they had moved far away from nature resulting in so many … Read more

Plate Bearing Test (Complete Guide WITH PICTURES)

Plate Bearing Test also known as plate load test or static loading test, is an in-situ load bearing test of soil.  The activity of plate bearing test is performed in order to determine the bearing capacity of soil underneath that is likely to take the anticipated load of temporary or a permanent structure. It is … Read more

Pile Driving Analysis Test (PDA Pile Testing)[With PICTURES]

PDA Pile Testing

High Strain Dynamic Pile Testing or PDA Pile Testing is an alternate pile testing technique which takes less time for test preparation and conducting, compared to the conventional static pile load test. This test method is used to obtain the force and velocity through measured strain and acceleration induced in a pile during the impact … Read more

15 Types of Cranes used in Construction 15+ (SURPRISE List)

Types of Cranes

For different types of lifting jobs in construction sites there are different types of cranes each having its pros and cons and are specific for certain jobs. So in today’s post we will be discussing in detail about the different construction crane types, their applications, advantages and disadvantages. So after reading the post you’d be … Read more

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