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What is Grouting and the Different Types of Grouts

Grouting is a construction process that creates an impermeable barrier between two surfaces. Grouts are typically made of cement, sand, and water.Grouts come in many different types including epoxy grout for waterproofing outdoor spaces or acrylic grout for high-traffic areas like kitchens and bathrooms. Grouting is the key to any successful construction project because it […]

What is pre tensioning and post tensioning in pre stressed concrete

Pre-Tensioning in Prestressed Concrete The Pre-stressed Concrete Institute (PCI) defines Pre-Stressing as “the application of a force to the reinforcing steel in concrete, so that it is loaded and unloaded periodically, to develop tensile stresses in the steel. The periodic loading produces compressive stresses which resist cracking.” Pre-tensioning is done by pulling or tightening cables […]

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