Portland Slag Cement (PSC)

Portland Slag Cement (PSC)

Portland slag cement is known by several names across the world, this cement led to increasing in India’s overall cement manufacturing output. This PSC cement could only be produced with glassy granulated slag. In …

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Blended Cement

Blended Cement

Blended cement is a homogeneous blend of normal Portland cement (OPC) with additives including silica fumes, fly ash, limestone, and slag to enhance the quality of the cement for diverse purposes. Concrete’s workability, strength, …

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Reactive Powder Concrete

Reactive Powder Concrete

In the early 1990s, researchers at the Bouygues laboratory in France developed reactive powder concrete (RPC). The idea was first established by P. Richard and M. Cheyrezy. Reactive powder concrete is a composite material …

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Mosaic Flooring Tiles

Mosaic Flooring Tiles

Mosaic Flooring Tiles are also termed Terrazzo Tiles are constructed of cement concrete and colorful stone shards. In mosaic flooring construction, a concrete base is constructed, and lime surkhi mortar is spread and smoothed …

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Shear Key

Shear Key

The shear key is used in many different types of structures, such as bridges, retaining walls, etc to provide resistance against lateral loads like earthquake loading and sliding forces. In this article you’ll learn: …

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