Types of Plastering & Finishing for construction of home

Types of plastering:- There are different types of plasters are available such as: Lime plaster Cement plaster Mud plaster Stucco plaster 1. Lime plaster :- When lime is used as a binding material it is called lime plaster. Lime plaster is a type of plaster composed of hydrated lime, sand and water. Lime plaster is …

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What is cement, sand, aggregate ratios in concrete mixing

The concrete shall be in grades designated Group Grade designation Characteristics compressive strength of 150 mm cube at 28 days, N/mm2. Ordinary Concrete—M10 M15 M20  Standard Concrete—M25 M30 M35 M40 M45 M50 M55 High Strength Concrete—M60 M65 M70 M75 M80  High performance concrete—M 90, M95 M100, M105, M110, M115, M120. Concrete mix can be classified as …

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What is white Portland cement |Details & uses

 Portland cement is similar to ordinary, gray Portland cement in all aspects except for its high degree of whiteness. Obtaining this color requires substantial modification to the method of manufacture, and because of this, it is somewhat more expensive than the gray product. Chemical composition of white cement:- Uses:-  For joining marbles and ceramic tiles . For preparing …

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Importance of Fineness of Cement

WHAT IS FINENESS OF CEMENT? Fineness of cement is property of cement that indicate particle size of cement and specific surface area. and indirectly effect heat of hydration. IMPORTANCE/EFFECT OF FINENESS OF CEMENT: Fineness of cement affects hydration rate hence the rate of strength gain. The smaller the particle size, the greater the surface area-to-volume …

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