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Shuttering removal time of different structural members

Saturday, September 30, 2017 15:24 No Comments

Shuttering removal time of different structural members Shuttering is the set of forms required to keep the concrete in place until it sets. In case you want to know about shuttering and how it is provided ? Click on this link. How shuttering is provided ?  Shuttering removal time of different structural members is given […]

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Specifications of First class brickwork

Sunday, September 17, 2017 9:46 No Comments

Specifications of First class brickwork All of the bricks used should be of first class. See the characteristics of first class bricks .

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Properties of first class bricks

Tuesday, September 5, 2017 19:54 No Comments

Properties of first class bricks All bricks should be of first class of standard specifications. Bricks should be made of

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How much Curing of Concrete should be done ?

Tuesday, September 5, 2017 18:12 No Comments

Curing of Concrete When concrete has begun to harden after about two hours of laying, then it should be kept wet by covering with wet gunny bags or wet sand for 24 hours. It is called curing of concrete.

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Definition of Formwork or Shuttering | How it is provided ?

Monday, August 7, 2017 20:34 No Comments

Formwork or Shuttering Formwork or shuttering may be defined as the set of forms provided to keep the concrete in position until it sets. How formwork or shuttering is provided ? Formwork or shuttering is provided as per standard specifications. Inner surface of the shuttering plates should be oiled to prevent concrete sticking to it.

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Definition of Amalgamation | Alteration and Apartment

Wednesday, July 26, 2017 20:55 No Comments

Amalgamation of plots Amalgamation may be defined as: The joining of two or more adjoining plots to make a single plot for the building purposes. Amalgamation means to combine two or more units to make one single unit. Alteration in building

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Why Termite Control is necessary ? | How Termiticide works ?

Sunday, February 19, 2017 22:13 No Comments

Why Termite Control is necessary ? Termites are the most destructive wood pests. They cause damage to wooden structures by feeding on them. They feed on wooden structures like door frames, wooden paneling, floor parquet, cupboards and books.

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Definition of Lean Concrete | Normal Concrete | Rich concrete

Wednesday, November 23, 2016 17:12 No Comments

Definition of Lean Concrete Lean concrete is called if the cement content used in concrete is less than about 10% of the total contents. It is widely used in

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Definition of Shoring | Inclined, Horizontal and Vertical shores

Sunday, November 20, 2016 12:13 No Comments

Shoring Shoring is the Construction of a temporary structure required to support an unsafe existing structure. Temporary structure is known as shores. Shores are of following types: Raking or inclined shores

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Shallow foundation | Spread, Combined, Strap and Raft foundation

Friday, November 18, 2016 10:43 1 Comment

Shallow foundation Shallow foundation may be defined as: Foundation whose depth is equal to or less than its width. Types of shallow foundation 1.Spread footing

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