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 below: … [Read more...] about Shuttering removal time of different structural members
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Specifications of First class brickwork All of the bricks used should be of first class. See the characteristics of first class bricks . … [Read more...] about Specifications of First class brickwork
Properties of first class bricks All bricks should be of first class of standard specifications. Bricks should be made of … [Read more...] about Properties of first class bricks
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. … [Read more...] about How much Curing of Concrete should be done ?
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. … [Read more...] about Definition of Formwork or Shuttering | How it is provided ?
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 … [Read more...] about Definition of Amalgamation | Alteration and Apartment
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. … [Read more...] about Why Termite Control is necessary ? | How Termiticide works ?
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 … [Read more...] about Definition of Lean Concrete | Normal Concrete | Rich concrete
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 … [Read more...] about Definition of Shoring | Inclined, Horizontal and Vertical shores
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 … [Read more...] about Shallow foundation | Spread, Combined, Strap and Raft foundation