Physical Properties of Cement to surprise you

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Do you know cement concrete is the world’s most consumed man-made construction material? Yes! After water it’s the most consumed material on the universe and all is just because of the unique physical properties of cement. So without wasting our time lets jump straight to know what the physical properties of cement are that makes … Read more

What is Bogues Compounds in Cement and their Significance or Uses

Different Bogue's Compounds in Cement Details

Bogues compounds are responsible for initial setting of the cement grout. These compounds have been researched extensively by an American chemist named Rober Herman Bogue (R.H. Bogue) who is well known for his books on The Chemistry of Portland Cement and the Chemistry and Technology of Gelatin and Glue. After his extensive research, Bogue has … Read more

Soundness Test of Cement by Le-Chatelier Apparatus (BONUS TIPS)

Apparatus for Soundness of Cement by Le-Chatelier

Soundness test of cement by Le-Chatelier apparatus is very easy but very important test along with many other quality tests on cement. Before going to the exact details, procedure and calculations of soundness test of cement by Le-Chatelier apparatus, let’s first discuss about the overview of soundness. A sound cement doesn’t undergo volumetric changes i.e. … Read more

Erosion Control by Concrete Blocks (Fast, Cheap and Sustainable)

Erosion Control by Concrete Blocks

Gone are the days when a water canal projects are delayed by a time taking rip rap erosion control works.Why?Yes, because now the erosion control by concrete blocks is a fast and easy solution. These blocks can be used in projects involving light to moderate water wave and open-channel flow conditions. These concrete blocks are … Read more

Properties of Hardened Concrete

The word hardened concrete means the concrete which has been initially set and is not fresh like a workable and plastic concrete. So we can say that the word hardened concrete specifies its stage of “plasticity” which is gone and now the concrete is in hardened form after setting. [su_note]Workability and related properties of fresh concrete are … Read more

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