As a site engineer, you must have a minimum knowledge of the tools used in the construction site. In this post, I am trying to write with the intention to make it as a go-to option for all of us.
Sometimes we know the tool but don’t know the name of them in English. We hope we all face this at least once in our life. The below list is a collective effort.
If you know some tools or have images that you think might be helpful for all of us, kindly let us know in the comment section. so we can add it here.
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Construction Tools List and their Uses with Pictures
|Hoe||This tool is used to digging and to place concrete, cement mortar in head pan|
|Head Pan||This one is used to transport materials|
|Masonry trowel||This tool is used to place cement mortar|
|Measurement Tape||This is used to measure|
|Plumb Bob||This tool is used to check the vertical alignment of civil works|
|Wheel Barrow||This tool is used to transport cement mortar or any materials. Sometimes it also be used to measure the quantites of materials for site level concrete mixing|
|Concrete Mixer||This tool is used to thoroughly mix the concrete at site.|
|Plate Vibrator||This tool is used to vibrate the concrete in a thin section like slab while pouring. For workability purpose, we all add water to concrete. To avoid that we are using vibrators.|
|Needle Vibrator||This tool is used to vibrate the concrete in a thick section like beam or column while pouring.|
|Rubber Boots||This one is used to prevent skin from chemical contact|
|Sand screening machine||This tool is used to sieve sand at site.|
|Gloves||This is used to avoid direct contact with dangerous tools, machines or to avoid any direct chemical material contact|
|Safety Glass||Used for safety purpose while drilling, hacking/roughening, grinding|
|Bump Cutter/Screed||This tool is used to level fresh concrete surface especially in slab concrete|
|Wooden Float/wooden rendering float||This tool is used to give a smooth finish to the plastered area|
|Chisel||This tool is used to remove excess or waste hard concrete|
|Crow Bar||This tool is used in fomwork to remove nails from boards|
|Framing Square||This tool is used in Brickwork, Plastering to check right angle|
|Framing Hammer||This tool is used to drive and remove nails|
|Line Level||This tool is used to check horizontal level in brickwork, plastering , flooring and tile works|
|Torpedo Level||Combination of line level and framing square|
|Cordless Drill||This tool is used to make pilot holes, replacing jumper (special type of drill should be used while drilling concrete)|
|Circular Saw||This tool is used to cut woods in shuttering|
|Hand Saw||This tool is used in wood works and shuttering|
|Block Plane / Jack Plane||This tool is used in Door and window wood works|
|Flat Pry Bar||This tool is used in shuttering sometimes used to adjust the column formwork to align|
|Earth Rammer||This tool is used to level the ground|
|Ladder||A ladder is a vertical or inclined set of rungs or steps, either portable or fixed, for vertical movement|
|Digging bar||This tool is used to breakup and loosen the compacted / hard surface area|
|Polishers||This tool is used to smoothen the surface (wood or marble flooring)|
|Measuring Wheel||This tool is used to measure lengths. It varies by length|
|Measuring Box||This tool is used to measure the cement and sand while site mix|
|Tile Cutter||This tool is used to cut the tiles|
|Putty Knife||This tool is used in putty finishing to limit the thickness of the putty.|
|Vacuum Blower||This tools is used to clean the surface area from impurities (In flooring, Slab concrete etc.)|
I hope this article will help you. You may also want to see my other post from my blog. If I have missed anything here, please let me know about that in the comment below this post.
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My name is Dibyandu Pal— the guy behind this blog.
A Civil Engineer and a young part-time blogger.
I started my website in Last of January 2018. In my 7 years of Student Life & carrier, I have gone through a lot of books. I learned a lot during this time, so I decided to start a new blog and share what I’ve learned so far.
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