Sulphate Resisting cement

Tuesday, September 21, 2010 0:06
Posted in category Engineering Materials

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

Base Line

Tuesday, August 31, 2010 11:09
Posted in category Surveying and Levelling

This term is often used in Chain Surveying, The longest of the chain lines formed in doing a survey is generally regarded as the base line. Continue Reading »

Survey Stations | Main Stations | Subsidiary or Tie Station

Tuesday, August 31, 2010 11:07
Posted in category Surveying and Levelling

A Survey Station is a point of Importance at the beginning and end of a chain line. There are two main types of stations namely Continue Reading »

Ranging | Direct Ranging | Indirect Ranging

Tuesday, August 31, 2010 11:02
Posted in category Surveying and Levelling

The process of establishing or developing intermediate points between two terminal points or end points on a straight line is known as ranging. Continue Reading »

Standard Consistancy Test

Friday, August 27, 2010 7:32
Posted in category Engineering Materials

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

Quick Setting Cement

Friday, August 27, 2010 7:31
Posted in category Engineering Materials

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. Continue Reading »

Low Heat Cement

Friday, August 27, 2010 7:29
Posted in category Engineering Materials

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

Initial Setting Time of Cement

Friday, August 27, 2010 7:28
Posted in category Engineering Materials
  • 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. Continue Reading »

High Early Strength Cement

Friday, August 27, 2010 7:27
Posted in category Engineering Materials

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

High Alumina Cement

Friday, August 27, 2010 7:25
Posted in category Engineering Materials

This type of cement is made where there is a work of chemicals. To avoid the chemical affect on cement, high alumina cement is made. Continue Reading »