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Definition of Seasoning of Timber | Natural seasoning

Wednesday, March 8, 2017 19:53 No Comments

Definition of seasoning of Timber The process of removing moisture or sap from freshly cut timber is known as seasoning of timber. The following two methods are used for seasoning of timber.

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Dimensions in Brick | Difference Between Coordinating and Working dimensions

Wednesday, November 17, 2010 1:05 No Comments

The coordinating dimensions are a measure of the physical  space taken up by a brick together with the mortar

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What is Concrete | Wet or Green Concrete | Set or Just Concrete

Monday, September 27, 2010 19:19 No Comments

Definition: “Concrete is a mixture of Coarse Aggregates and Fine aggregates and binding material with

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Soundness of Cement | Procedure to determine Soundness of cement

Tuesday, September 21, 2010 0:15 No Comments

It is the property  of cement due to which it undergoes large change in volume after setting.This change in volume may cause

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Sulphate Resisting cement

Tuesday, September 21, 2010 0:06 No Comments

The type of cement which is used in where soil or water having more sulphates of various mineralsis known as Sulphate Resisting Cement.

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Standard Consistancy Test

Friday, August 27, 2010 7:32 No Comments

It is the measure of correct amount of water added to the specific quantity of the cement to attain the mixture of normal consistancy.

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Quick Setting Cement

Friday, August 27, 2010 7:31 No Comments

This type of cement sets very quickly and is used where quick setting is required.Its initial setting time is 5 minutes and final setting time is 30 minutes.

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Low Heat Cement

Friday, August 27, 2010 7:29 No Comments

In massive structures, high heat of hydration may produce cracks.So Low heat cement is made by adding Tri calcium aluminate and silicate

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Initial Setting Time of Cement

Friday, August 27, 2010 7:28 8 Comments

Initial Setting Time of Cement The time when the cement water paste attains a certain degree of hardness is known as initial setting time of cement.

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High Early Strength Cement

Friday, August 27, 2010 7:27 No Comments

As the name suggests, this type of cement produces strength quickly.This type of cement gain strength and set hard very quickly.

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