Cementitious and Supplementary Cementitious Material – Consistency of Cement Test

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TechConsults Table of Contents General (IS:4031 2019 METHODS OF PHYSICAL TESTS FORHYDRAULIC CEMENT  (PART 4) Determination of Consistency of Standard Cement Paste) The Consistency of cement test is performed to determine the amount of water content that is to be added in cement to attain Standard consistency or normal consistency of cement. This method covers the […]

Cement and Supplementary cementitious materials – Initial Setting Time and Final setting Time of Cement Test

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TechConsults Share on facebook Facebook Share on twitter Twitter Share on linkedin LinkedIn TechConsults Table of Contents General (IS:4031 2019 METHODS OF PHYSICAL TESTS FOR HYDRAULIC CEMENT (PART 5) Determination of Initial Setting Time and Final setting Time of Cement Paste) Initial Setting Time of Cement: The initial setting time of cement is defined as […]

Cementitious and Supplementary Cementitious Material – Characteristics and Test Requirements for Use in Concrete

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Share on facebook Facebook Share on twitter Twitter Share on linkedin LinkedIn (Pozzolanic materials/ fillers acts as SCM and react with the cement hydration product Ca (OH)2 to form C-H-S gel (calcium silicate hydrates). The further formation of this gel makes the concrete denser by reduction of pore spaces and subsequently improvise the mechanical properties […]

Introduction to Ultra- High Performance Concrete

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Ultra-High-Performance Concrete (UHPC) – Beyond traditional Normal Strength Concrete (NSC) SK Saxena PMP Sk 40 August 23, 2020 Table of Contents  General  Ultra-High-Performance Concrete (UHPC) – Beyond traditional Normal Strength Concrete (NSC) The purpose of this blog is to create and awareness in the use of UHPC- a super concrete which has more strength, durability, […]