Slip Formwork System

Slip formwork system and its advantages Slip forming, continuous poured, continuously formed, or slipform construction is a construction method in which concrete is poured into a continuously moving form. The slipform technique of construction allows for the continuous pouring of concrete into walls of a structure...

Sprinkler System Types

Sprinkler System Types
It is best to have protection in buildings in case of fire or smoke. Installing a sprinkler system is a good preventative measure to take. There are various types of fire sprinklers and below are descriptions of these so you know which one is best...

Water Quality for Building Construction

Water Quality for Building Construction
Water is a vital ingredient of concrete as it actively participates in the chemical reaction with cement, but people still ignore quality aspect of this ingredient.The quality and quantity of water has much effect on the strength of mortar and cement concrete in construction work. "Water suitable...

5 Must Know Field Tests of Bricks

5 Must Know Field Tests of Bricks
Bricks used for construction should be of good quality.Good quality of bricks shall have following properties 1. Good compressive strength 2. Low efflorescence 3. Uniform size, shape and colour 4. Low water absorption 5. evenness of baking Unless used for load bearing structures, following quick site test generally used to check...

Quality Construction: What Does It Really Mean?

Today, one of the factors one looks for while buying a home is quality construction. A home buyer wants to ensure that the home will: Be safe and sound for its inhabitants Usable for a maximum possible amount of years Will not develop problems...

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