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Shotcrete | Types and Function of Shotcrete - Silica Fume, Fiber Reinforced

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Shotcreting ThumbShotcrete is concrete or sometimes mortar conveyed through a hose and pneumatically projected at high velocity onto a surface, as a construction technique.

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Concrete Slump Test - Procedure, Applications & Theoretical Background

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Concrete Slump TestA slump test is a method used to determine the consistency of concrete. The consistency, or stiffness, indicates how much water has been used in the mix. The stiffness of the concrete mix should be matched to the requirements for the finished product quality

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Bond | Factors affecting bond strength

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Brick Masonry Bond

The pulling out of steel bars from concrete is resisted by the gripping action of concrete known as bond and the resulting stress is called bond stress. The resistance offered to slipping of bars is due to three factors:

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