Concrete Archive

How to Prepare Glass-Fiber Reinforced Concrete

Concrete is an extremely durable material that is suitable for a wide range of construction projects, such as poles, frames, beams, floors, sidewalks, planters, countertops, etc. Because is a versatile construction material, concrete can be used also in interior and exterior design and artistic projects such as statuary. Although concrete is a strong material, highly [&hellip

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Creating a Fiber Optic Concrete Countertop – Lighting Countertop

Creating a custom lighting countertop means to completely, change the look of your kitchen, a transition from an obsolete look to a modern kitchen, a true work of art. An illuminated countertop has surprising and incredible light effects, achieved by fiber optics (thin acrylic fibers) that are embedded beneath countertop surface.   More than that, [&hellip

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YTONG Block Building System an ECO Friendly System

YTONG blocks are in fact, “Autoclaved Aerated Concrete” (AAC) products also well known as “Autoclaved Lightweight Concrete” (ALC) products or “Autoclaved Cellular Concrete” (ACC) that are environmentally friendly and non-toxic blocks. We can say that YTONG products are in ecological balance from the manufacturing stage to shipment, construction process and finally, to waste disposal. YTONG [&hellip

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Preventing Concrete Slabs or Floors from Cracking

There are two certainties in terms of concrete. It will strengthen and it invariably will crack. Actually, cracking is the most frequent causes of complaints regarding concrete. Concrete cracks for many reasons but usually cracking is the result of a combination of factors such as thermal contraction, drying shrinkage, applied loads, restraint (internal or external) [&hellip

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Concrete Floor Coating Types

Today, a concrete floor is not just a plain gray and boring area. You can find a wide range of coating applications, which can satisfy the most complex floor projects. You need only, to find which is the most appropriate floor coating type for you. However, before deciding which method to apply, it is a [&hellip

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