Construction Materials: Supplies used in building.Corrosion: The gradual destruction of a metal or alloy due to oxidation or action of a chemical agent. (From McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 6th ed)Steel: A tough, malleable, iron-based alloy containing up to, but no more than, two percent carbon and often other metals. It is used in medicine and dentistry in implants and instrumentation.Fraud: Exploitation through misrepresentation of the facts or concealment of the purposes of the exploiter.Drug Costs: The amount that a health care institution or organization pays for its drugs. It is one component of the final price that is charged to the consumer (FEES, PHARMACEUTICAL or PRESCRIPTION FEES).Counterfeit Drugs: Drugs manufactured and sold with the intent to misrepresent its origin, authenticity, chemical composition, and or efficacy. Counterfeit drugs may contain inappropriate quantities of ingredients not listed on the label or package. In order to further deceive the consumer, the packaging, container, or labeling, may be inaccurate, incorrect, or fake.Meat: The edible portions of any animal used for food including domestic mammals (the major ones being cattle, swine, and sheep) along with poultry, fish, shellfish, and game.BooksEcosystem: A functional system which includes the organisms of a natural community together with their environment. (McGraw Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 4th ed)Conservation of Natural Resources: The protection, preservation, restoration, and rational use of all resources in the total environment.Architecture as Topic: The art and science of designing buildings and structures. More generally, it is the design of the total built environment, including town planning, urban design, and landscape architecture.Designer Drugs: Drugs designed and synthesized, often for illegal street use, by modification of existing drug structures (e.g., amphetamines). Of special interest are MPTP (a reverse ester of meperidine), MDA (3,4-methylenedioxyamphetamine), and MDMA (3,4-methylenedioxymethamphetamine). Many drugs act on the aminergic system, the physiologically active biogenic amines.Facility Design and Construction: Architecture, exterior and interior design, and construction of facilities other than hospitals, e.g., dental schools, medical schools, ambulatory care clinics, and specified units of health care facilities. The concept also includes architecture, design, and construction of specialized contained, controlled, or closed research environments including those of space labs and stations.Commerce: The interchange of goods or commodities, especially on a large scale, between different countries or between populations within the same country. It includes trade (the buying, selling, or exchanging of commodities, whether wholesale or retail) and business (the purchase and sale of goods to make a profit). (From Random House Unabridged Dictionary, 2d ed, p411, p2005 & p283)Investments: Use for articles on the investing of funds for income or profit.Financial Management: The obtaining and management of funds for institutional needs and responsibility for fiscal affairs.Medicare Assignment: Concept referring to the standardized fees for services rendered by health care providers, e.g., laboratories and physicians, and reimbursement for those services under Medicare Part B. It includes acceptance by the physician.6-Phytase: An enzyme that catalyzes the conversion of myo-inositol hexakisphosphate and water to 1L-myo-inositol 1,2,3,4,5-pentakisphosphate and orthophosphate. EC 18.104.22.168.Chemical Industry: The aggregate enterprise of manufacturing and technically producing chemicals. (From Random House Unabridged Dictionary, 2d ed)Spatio-Temporal Analysis: Techniques which study entities using their topological, geometric, or geographic properties and include the dimension of time in the analysis.Pit and Fissure Sealants: Agents used to occlude dental enamel pits and fissures in the prevention of dental caries.EuropeSolutions: The homogeneous mixtures formed by the mixing of a solid, liquid, or gaseous substance (solute) with a liquid (the solvent), from which the dissolved substances can be recovered by physical processes. (From Grant & Hackh's Chemical Dictionary, 5th ed)Waste Management: Disposal, processing, controlling, recycling, and reusing the solid, liquid, and gaseous wastes of plants, animals, humans, and other organisms. It includes control within a closed ecological system to maintain a habitable environment.Sewage: Refuse liquid or waste matter carried off by sewers.Occupations: Crafts, trades, professions, or other means of earning a living.Water Microbiology: The presence of bacteria, viruses, and fungi in water. This term is not restricted to pathogenic organisms.Salaries and Fringe Benefits: The remuneration paid or benefits granted to an employee.Sanitary Engineering: A branch of engineering concerned with the design, construction, and maintenance of environmental facilities conducive to public health, such as water supply and waste disposal.Employment: The state of being engaged in an activity or service for wages or salary.Construction Industry: The aggregate business enterprise of building.Soil: The unconsolidated mineral or organic matter on the surface of the earth that serves as a natural medium for the growth of land plants.Soil Microbiology: The presence of bacteria, viruses, and fungi in the soil. This term is not restricted to pathogenic organisms.Particle Size: Relating to the size of solids.Software: Sequential operating programs and data which instruct the functioning of a digital computer.Enteropathy-Associated T-Cell Lymphoma: A primary peripheral T-cell lymphoma in the gastrointestinal tract, most often in the jejunum, associated with a history of CELIAC DISEASE or other gastrointestinal diseases.Stachybotrys: A mitosporic fungal genus including one species which forms a toxin in moldy hay that may cause a serious illness in horses.Floors and Floorcoverings: The surface of a structure upon which one stands or walks.Humidity: A measure of the amount of WATER VAPOR in the air.Air Pollution, Indoor: The contamination of indoor air.Fungi: A kingdom of eukaryotic, heterotrophic organisms that live parasitically as saprobes, including MUSHROOMS; YEASTS; smuts, molds, etc. They reproduce either sexually or asexually, and have life cycles that range from simple to complex. Filamentous fungi, commonly known as molds, refer to those that grow as multicellular colonies.FiresAndrographis: A plant genus of the family ACANTHACEAE. Members contain andrographolide and other DITERPENES and androechin, a CHALCONE.Milk Thistle: The plant Silybum marianum in the family ASTERACEAE containing the bioflavonoid complex SILYMARIN. For centuries this has been used traditionally to treat liver disease. Silybum marianum (L.) Gaertn. = Carduus marianus L.Silymarin: A mixture of flavonoids extracted from seeds of the MILK THISTLE, Silybum marianum. It consists primarily of silybin and its isomers, silicristin and silidianin. Silymarin displays antioxidant and membrane stabilizing activity. It protects various tissues and organs against chemical injury, and shows potential as an antihepatoxic agent.Health Status: The level of health of the individual, group, or population as subjectively assessed by the individual or by more objective measures.Flavonolignans: Heterodimers of FLAVONOIDS bound to LIGNANS.Public Health: Branch of medicine concerned with the prevention and control of disease and disability, and the promotion of physical and mental health of the population on the international, national, state, or municipal level.Plant Extracts: Concentrated pharmaceutical preparations of plants obtained by removing active constituents with a suitable solvent, which is evaporated away, and adjusting the residue to a prescribed standard.Copyright: It is a form of protection provided by law. In the United States this protection is granted to authors of original works of authorship, including literary, dramatic, musical, artistic, and certain other intellectual works. This protection is available to both published and unpublished works. (from Circular of the United States Copyright Office, 6/30/2008)Privacy: The state of being free from intrusion or disturbance in one's private life or affairs. (Random House Unabridged Dictionary, 2d ed, 1993)Authorship: The profession of writing. Also the identity of the writer as the creator of a literary production.Intellectual Property: Property, such as patents, trademarks, and copyright, that results from creative effort. The Patent and Copyright Clause (Art. 1, Sec. 8, cl. 8) of the United States Constitution provides for promoting the progress of science and useful arts by securing for limited times to authors and inventors, the exclusive right to their respective writings and discoveries. (From Black's Law Dictionary, 5th ed, p1014)Access to Information: Individual's rights to obtain and use information collected or generated by others.Publishing: "The business or profession of the commercial production and issuance of literature" (Webster's 3d). It includes the publisher, publication processes, editing and editors. Production may be by conventional printing methods or by electronic publishing.Health Education: Education that increases the awareness and favorably influences the attitudes and knowledge relating to the improvement of health on a personal or community basis.
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- The test results showed that cements with low clinker content allow to significantly reduce hardening temperature of concrete and thus, minimize the risk of cracks formation in concrete. (highbeam.com)
- One of the most effective method to reduce thermal stress is the "introduction" of cement with as low as possible amount of heat of hydration , This can be achieved by applying in the concrete composition--cements with decreased amount of Portland clinker e.g. (highbeam.com)
- For reporting purposes it is categorized as cement clinker, factory-made mortars, Portland cement, refractory cements, mortars and concretes, other hydraulic cements, ready-mixed concrete, and pre-fabricated structural components. (researchandexperts.com)
- Concrete , usually Portland cement concrete , is a composite material composed of fine and coarse aggregate bonded together with a fluid cement (cement paste) that hardens over time-most frequently a lime -based cement binder, such as Portland cement , but sometimes with other hydraulic cements , such as a calcium aluminate cement . (wikipedia.org)
- These programs were originally created to improve cement testing quality, though the programs now cover many other materials, including concrete, concrete aggregates, blended cements, masonry mortar, steel reinforcing bars, concrete masonry units and pozzolans. (thomasnet.com)
- The concrete laboratory is fully equipped to produce both concrete and mortar samples as well as for subsequent testing: Tests encompass the properties of fresh and hardened concrete as well as mechanical testing in accordance with DIN standards, including bending tensile strength, compressive strength and modulus of elasticity. (fraunhofer.de)
- Compressive strength of concrete 4.5. (highbeam.com)
- Bamboo has a higher compressive strength than brick, wood, concrete and a specific tensile strength than concrete. (scribd.com)
- CMS also has the unique ability to design and test High Performance Concrete (HPC), we can perform the Concrete Creep, Coulomb values and ultrahigh compressive strength, these tests are necessary to design and evaluate the concrete for this application. (cmscontracting.com)
- Having been cured correctly, concrete cylinders will be tested at the labs for compressive strength to guarantee the concrete strong enough. (sgs.com)
- Physical and mechanical characterization of the concrete was performed, including the determination of compressive strength, flexural strength, Young's modulus and fracture toughness as well as analysis using mercury intrusion porosimetry (MIP) and scanning electron microscopy (SEM). (scielo.br)
- The addition of 1.0 vol.% of polyester fibers to concrete has been shown to yield a 75%, 9%, 7% and 5% increase in impact strength, split tensile strength, flexural strength and compressive strength, respectively 11 . (scielo.br)
- On its own, concrete has good compressive strength, but lacks tension and shear strength and can be subject to cracking when bearing loads for long periods of time. (wikipedia.org)
- The combination of flax and concrete proved in trials to be an ideal composite, as confirmed by durability and load-bearing tests on the new, eco-friendly textile-reinforced concrete. (phys.org)
- In extreme conditions, this may result in cracks in the entire volume of the concrete element and thereby, its durability and service life reduction [1- (highbeam.com)
- In order to minimize the effect of thermal stress on the durability of concrete structure, the number of technological processes such as cooling of concrete, stage concreting, proper selection of concrete constituents, etc. are applied. (highbeam.com)
- The amount of water in concrete controls many fresh and hardened properties in concrete including workability, compressive strengths, permeability and watertightness, durability and weathering, drying shrinkage and potential for cracking. (forconstructionpros.com)
- Durability of concrete. (springer.com)
- According to Johnston 4 , the durability of polyester in Portland-cement-based material is doubtful and controversial. (scielo.br)
- Then, hygrothermal properties, fire resistance, durability and finally the impact of the variability of the method of production of bio-based concrete are assessed. (indigo.ca)
- This group covers R&D directed towards testing the performance, durability and life cycle of construction components and materials which are delivered to or assembled on construction sites. (abs.gov.au)
- Reinforcing concrete with steel improves strength and durability. (wikipedia.org)
- The large number of high-quality papers presented and the wide range of relevant topics covered confirm that these Proceedings will be a valued reference for many working in the important fields of concrete durability and repair and that they form a suitable base for discussion and provide suggestions for future development and research. (crcpress.com)
- O. M. Jensen, "Use of superabsorbent polymers in concrete-an overview of the possibilities offered by using these smart materials as concrete admixtures," Concrete International , pp. 2-6, 2013. (hindawi.com)
- M. T. Hasholt, O. M. Jensen, K. Kovler, and S. Zhutovsky, "Can superabsorent polymers mitigate autogenous shrinkage of internally cured concrete without compromising the strength? (hindawi.com)
- A. Assmann and H. Reinhardt, "Some aspects of superabsorbent polymers (SAPs) in concrete technology," in Proceedings of the 8th fib International PhD Symposium in Civil Engineering , Kongens Lyngby, Denmark, June 2010. (hindawi.com)
- It is distinguished from other, non-cementitious types of concrete all binding some form of aggregate together, including asphalt concrete with a bitumen binder, which is frequently used for road surfaces , and polymer concretes that use polymers as a binder. (wikipedia.org)
- Polymer concrete is a part of group of concretes that use polymers to supplement or replace cement as a binder Polymer concretes are relatively high-performance materials that have been developed since the early 1960's. (slideshare.net)
- Cement & Concrete Composites, 29 , 490-497. (springer.com)
- California will soon have the world's first bridge built with advanced composites-materials developed for aerospace. (newscientist.com)
- The high cost of metals and cement for the production of reinforced concrete and the lack of wood allied to the large amount of plastic material available for recycling increased the use of thermoplastic composites. (scielo.br)
- The transformation process of plastic waste in composites materials is a viable option to stimulate practices that prioritizes recycling and development of new materials through the utilization of environmental liabilities. (scielo.br)
- NEW YORK , June 21, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Ready-Mix Concrete in Thousand Cubic Meters. (prnewswire.com)
- RnRMarketResearch.com "Global Concrete Admixtures Market - By Product Types & Geography - Market Estimates up to 2017" report to its research database. (pitchengine.com)
- The secret to this high-performance concrete is that it is reinforced with carbon, glass or polymer fibers rather than steel. (phys.org)
- In the case of composite materials such as carbon fiber reinforced plastics (CFRP), fibers can be separated from the polymer matrix. (fraunhofer.de)
- Polymer modified concrete repair materials (PMCRMs) offer significant protection to concrete reinforcement, if the PMCRM is compatible with the concrete substrate, and the instructions given by the manufacturer are followed. (springer.com)
- A strain measuring (fibre Bragg grating) FBG sensor was implemented to measure strain within a polymer modified concrete repair patch (PMCRP). (springer.com)
- J. T. Kevern and C. Farney, "Reducing curing requirements for pervious concrete using a superabsorbent polymer for internal curing," Transportation Research Record , vol. 2290, pp. 115-121, 2012. (hindawi.com)
- M. Daoud and M. A. Nasra, "The use of super absorbent polymer as a sealing agent in plain concrete," American Journal of Engineering Research , vol. 3, no. 3, pp. 132-137, 2014. (hindawi.com)
- To improve the strength of concrete, its susceptibility to corrosion, to make it more durable, and withstand any kind of abrasion resistance, reduce its porosity , reduce the values of heat of hydration ,to have more tensile strength and to be more ductile a concrete which almost or nearly eradicates the above drawbacks was developed known as polymer concrete. (slideshare.net)
- Reackon polyplast is a sister concern of Reackon Concretes Pvt.Ltd. A CRISIL accredited company with ISO 9001:2015 certification established in 2004 engaged in Manufacturing of Ready Mix Concrete and Innovative Precast Concrete Products also. (ecplaza.net)
- The precast concrete products industry focuses on utility, underground and other non-prestressed products, and is represented primarily by the National Precast Concrete Association (NPCA). (wikipedia.org)
- Often, these materials have protective coatings such as liquid coating, powder coating, thermal spray zinc coating, hot dip galvanized zinc coating, or anodizing. (wa.gov)
- By producing infra-red spectrums with typical absorption bands, the molecular character and the composition of materials (construction materials elastomeres, coatings) can be deduced. (baw.de)
- Plasma spray technology for surface formation was applied for deposition of catalytic, tribological and protective coatings as well as for hard ceramic coatings, which are employed for improving the operational characteristics of constructional material surface layers in mechanics, chemistry, energy and medicine. (hannovermesse.de)
- The use of plasma technology decreases the demand for expensive constructional materials, since cheap materials covered with different thickness coatings replace large amounts of used expensive materials. (hannovermesse.de)
- Nano-products in the construction industry are currently concentrated in four sectors: (1) cement-bound construction materials, (2) noise reduction and thermal insulation or temperature regulation, (3) surface coatings to improve the functionality of various materials, as well as (4) fire protection. (nanowerk.com)
- A basic series Red Iron Oxide recommended for plastics, coatings, cement and concrete applications. (ferro.com)
- Blended LCFG concrete binder being by-products from coal fired power station and iron extraction process offer considerable saving of CO2 emission which otherwise is probable with OPC production due to its intensive energy requirements. (edu.au)
- Effects of water-binder ratio and coarse aggregate content on interior humidity, autogenous shrinkage, and drying shrinkage of concrete. (springer.com)
- The analysis of binders in concrete specimens thus includes the characterisation of the binder (cement type), taking into account the carbon and sulphur content, and the quantitative determination of the composition of old concrete. (baw.de)
- It can be used on waste concrete, for instance, to regain raw materials for the cement industry as well as valuable admixtures for use in concrete. (fraunhofer.de)
- While the Construction Chemicals global Research and Development are bundled in Trostberg, Staßfurt is the center of production for readily formulated admixtures and additives, raw materials for admixtures, cement additives, solutions for underground construction, sealants, solutions for concrete repair and protection, grouts and high performance floors. (basf.com)
- Comparisons of natural and recycled aggregate concretes prepared with the addition of different mineral admixtures. (springer.com)
- The market is derived by studying cement consumption trends, its use for manufacturing concrete, and average usage of these admixtures by weight for various grades of concrete across these aforesaid geography and application segments. (pitchengine.com)
- The growth in the market is resisted by increasing prices and lack of awareness about admixtures in unorganized sector of construction developers. (pitchengine.com)
- If construction crews know in advance that time will be an issue, certain admixtures can make it possible for concrete to travel longer in drum mixers. (howstuffworks.com)
- Similar results are obtained, when mineral additives such as siliceous fly ash or ground granulated slag are used directly in concrete [11- (highbeam.com)
- Blended LCFG concrete with small proportion of slag is more aligned to conventional Ordinary Port Land Cement (OPC) concrete for initial strength gain under ambient curing conditions and can be potential construction material. (edu.au)
- 2014). Study of properties of sustainable concrete using slag and recycled concrete aggregate. (springer.com)
- When the Cl agent was used at a dosage of 6% by mass of cementitious materials in mortar, the resistance to the penetration of chloride ions could be improved greatly, which was more pronounced when a combination of the Cl agent and fly ash or slag was employed. (mdpi.com)
- Cementitious materials (especially concrete) are the most common construction materials used worldwide. (hindawi.com)
- Macroscopic steel reinforcement bars are commonly used to improve the strength and ductility of this type of material, but in recent decades extensive research on the effects of micro- and macrofibers in controlling the growth of cracks in cementitious materials has been carried out [ 1 , 2 ]. (hindawi.com)
- Thus, use of discrete fibers results in more uniform distribution of stress within cementitious materials. (hindawi.com)
- The presence of some substances in concrete, including useful and unwanted additives, can cause health concerns due to toxicity and radioactivity. (wikipedia.org)
- As such, summer construction crews typically work during the cooler portion of the day and use warming additives during cold weather. (howstuffworks.com)
- Often, additives (such as pozzolans or superplasticizers ) are included in the mixture to improve the physical properties of the wet mix or the finished material. (wikipedia.org)
- The machine combines conventional and sustainable materials in a way that is both cost efficient and technically sophisticated. (phys.org)
- New technologies designed to integrate waste products into the production of sustainable concrete products are also under development as part of an effort to reduce consumption of non-renewable natural resources. (fraunhofer.de)
- This complete guide to the evaluation, selection, and use of sustainable materials in the landscape features strategies to minimize environmental and human health impacts of conventional site construction materials as well as green materials. (wiley.com)
- Providing detailed current information on construction materials for sustainable sites, the book introduces tools, techniques, ideologies and resources for evaluating, sourcing, and specifying sustainable site materials. (wiley.com)
- CHAPTER 1 Materials for Sustainable Sites Defined. (wiley.com)
- She has written numerous articles and book chapters on sustainable site materials and serves as an Editorial Advisory Board Member for Landscape Architecture Graphic Standards. (wiley.com)
- She served for many years on the LEED Sustainable Sites Technical Advisory Group and is currently on the Materials Subcommittee of the Sustainable Sites Initiative. (wiley.com)
- Her book, Materials for Sustainable Sites, is a timely and comprehensive response to the public's growing desire to think, buy and build sustainably. (wiley.com)
- It provides a guide to professionals who are unsure how to incorporate more sustainable design, techniques and materials into their practice. (wiley.com)
- Materials for Sustainable Sites is an instructive and frequently enlightening book. (wiley.com)
- Minimizing environmental and human health impacts of site construction materials is the focus of Materials for Sustainable Sites. (wiley.com)
- Rapid urbanization and growth of construction industries has brought the need for the development of sustainable criteria. (springer.com)
- Recycling C and D material is one of the remedies for sustainable development. (springer.com)
- This type of material contributes to the sustainable development of the construction industry through recycling and the production of lower cost materials. (scielo.br)
- Developing innovations for highly efficient and sustainable construction is an important part of BASF's activities. (1888pressrelease.com)
- The recycling of concrete and mixed rubble for the use as concrete aggregate is an important way for the concrete industry to contribute to a sustainable material flow. (empa.ch)
- I have extensive experience in teaching and curriculum development, with particular research expertise in construction materials, concrete construction and technology for civil and infrastructure development for modern sustainable built environment. (kingston.ac.uk)
- 2012). Drying shrinkage of concrete made from recycled concrete aggregate. (springer.com)
- However, if the PMCRM is not compatible with the concrete substrate, or the manufacturer's instructions are not followed, volume changes within concrete repair materials (CRMs) caused by shrinkage may result in the repair system failing by means of delamination or cracking. (springer.com)
- Monitoring of concrete shrinkage and creep using Fiber Bragg Grating sensors. (springer.com)
- Embedded Fibre Bragg Gratings to measure shrinkage during the early age of concrete. (springer.com)
- Simultaneous measurement of shrinkage and temperature of reactive powder concrete at early-age using fibre Bragg grating sensors. (springer.com)
- To prevent this process from taking place unevenly and potentially warping the finished slab, it's important to keep the surface of the concrete damp to slow the shrinkage uniformly. (howstuffworks.com)
- To counteract this steel is used as a reinforcement material to gain tension. (scribd.com)
- So, the traditional method of using steel reinforcement is replaced by using bamboo as a reinforcement material in construction industries. (scribd.com)
- 10 , the concrete reinforcement with recycled PET fibers qualifies as a competitive technique for enhancing the thermal resistance, compressive and tensile strengths, and ductility of concrete. (scielo.br)
- Recently, carbon nanostructures such as carbon nanotubes (CNTs, both single and multiwalled), carbon nanofibers (CNFs), and graphene have attracted attention from many concrete researchers because of their exceptional mechanical, chemical, thermal, and electrical properties, and good performance as polymeric reinforcement materials [ 3 , 4 ]. (hindawi.com)
- At 28 days, the concrete flexural toughness and impact resistance increased with the presence of PET fibers, except for the 0.05 vol.% sample. (scielo.br)
- Balaguru and Slatum 12 performed flexural toughness measurements of polyester-fiber-reinforced concrete and concluded that polyester fibers are not durable in the alkaline environment of concrete. (scielo.br)
- This paper describes the results of the testing of precast concrete slabs in a deconstructable composite steelconcrete system for the construction of bridge decks. (scribd.com)
- the failure mode and loaddeection response of the precast concrete slabs being investigated in the study. (scribd.com)
- Twelve half-scale precast reinforced concrete slab strips were tested, with the slabs being attached to steel girders using friction grip bolts to provide shear connection between the deck and the supporting steel girders. (scribd.com)
- It is concluded that friction grip bolted shear connectors can prevent relative slip between the steel girders and concrete deck slabs, so that the equilibrating tension force in the cross-bracing/transverse straps, required to develop compressive arching in the slabs, can be developed. (scribd.com)
- Just as you can avoid baking mishaps by simply buying a prebaked pie, you can also purchase various sizes and shapes of precast slabs directly from the concrete plant. (howstuffworks.com)
- Trostberg, home of BASF Construction Solutions GmbH, is the birthplace of Construction Chemicals and simultaneously a site of BASF, the globally leading Chemical Company. (basf.com)
- Trostberg is home to 110 employees of BASF Construction Chemicals. (basf.com)
- In the global Research- and Development Center in Trostberg, experts work on basic research as well as on developing new products for construction chemicals and related system solutions, serve the innovation chain of the Construction Chemicals Division and manage the patent portfolio as well as global projects. (basf.com)
- The business division Construction Chemicals Europe (directed ex Mannheim) is represented by leading functions here as well. (basf.com)
- Solvay is an advanced materials and specialty chemicals company offering a portfolio of more than 2000 products across various key markets worldwide. (solvay.com)
- Solvay is an advanced materials and specialty chemicals company, committed to developing chemistry that address key societal challenges. (solvay.com)
- The study of the Oeko-Institut shows we are on the right track and that nanoproducts like X-Seed are making an important contribution," said Dr. Tilman Krauch, President of BASF's Construction Chemicals division. (1888pressrelease.com)
- a) Manufacture of industrial chemicals used in construction (e.g. paints, plastics) is included in Group 8606 Industrial Chemicals and Related Products . (abs.gov.au)
- Construction Chemicals. (pearltrees.com)
- The concrete admixture X-Seed from BASF reduces the carbon emissions and the consumption of energy and resources associated with the manufacture of prefabricated concrete parts. (1888pressrelease.com)
- Our Construction Additive / concrete admixture/FDN,SNF,PNS Advantage Sodium Naphthalene Sulphonate Formaldehyde High. (lightneasy.org)
- 1.2 This guide is applicable for deflection measurements performed on flexible asphalt concrete (AC), rigid portland cement concrete (PCC), or composite (AC/PCC) pavements. (astm.org)
- The construction activities studied included: abrasive blasting, concrete pavement sawing and drilling, and asphalt/concrete milling. (cdc.gov)
- CEM II / CEM V or VLH V/B (S-V) 22,5 [5- while keeping in mind, that the development of the mechanical properties of such concrete is slower in comparison to Portland cement CEM I [4, (highbeam.com)
- Economics of sulfur concrete versus portland cement concrete are highly variable. (cdc.gov)
- Every year concrete is responsible for 7 % of global CO2 emission (to produce 1t of Portland cement up to 1t of CO2 is emitted). (hannovermesse.de)
- Using mechanical methods to process composite materials does break them up - but it cannot separate them into their individual components. (fraunhofer.de)
- Further work is to be carried out on improving key characteristics such as mechanical and heat-insulating properties of this construction material. (fraunhofer.de)
- Hereby paper presents the results of the research on determining the impact of cement and aggregate type on the formation of hardening temperature and mechanical properties of concrete. (highbeam.com)
- To find out if the hybrid mortar is resistant enough to actually be used in construction applications, it is currently undergoing mechanical tests in Christian Grosse's department. (tum.de)
- By selecting the appropriate topics from the wealth of material provided in The Science and Engineering of Materials, instructors can emphasize materials, provide a general overview, concentrate on mechanical behavior, or focus on physical properties. (nelson.com)
- Her research interests focus on the mechanical behavior of materials, particularly those of metallic glasses. (nelson.com)
- The air sampling results for concrete sawing ranged up to 14.0 mg/m3 for a 350-minute sample resulting in an eight-hour TWA of 10.0 mg/m3. (cdc.gov)
- During the milling of asphalt from concrete highway pavement, the sampling indicated a respirable quartz concentration ranging up to 0.34 mg/m3 for a 504-minute sample, resulting in an eight-hour TWA of 0.36 mg/m3. (cdc.gov)
- Thus, demolition wastes which are being generated around the world can be utilized as recycled aggregate concrete. (springer.com)
- Concrete dust released by building demolition and natural disasters can be a major source of dangerous air pollution. (wikipedia.org)
- Our construction/residential clean-up service, as well as our wide array of demolition services really make us standout from the rest & reflect upon our devotion to 24 hour availability: we offer immediate service as well as top-notch customer service. (kudzu.com)
- Respond to the findings of the review program by the State Materials Laboratory staff, modeled on AASHTO Materials Reference Laboratory (AMRL) inspection program. (wa.gov)
- Feb 27, 2012 - On January 27, ASTM International's Cement and Concrete Reference Laboratory held an open house to celebrate the new headquarters building that it shares with AASHTO Materials Reference Laboratory in Frederick, MD. The 34,413 ftÂ² building, which had been an empty warehouse that was redesigned specifically for CCRL/AMRL, now provides modern office space, new laboratories, and modern proficiency sample production facility. (thomasnet.com)
- ASTM International's Cement and Concrete Reference Laboratory held an open house on Jan. 27 to celebrate the new headquarters building that CCRL shares with the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Official (AASHTO) Materials Reference Laboratory (AMRL) in Frederick, Md. "We're excited to begin a new era in Frederick for the AMRL and CCRL," said Steven Lenker, director, AMRL and CCRL. (thomasnet.com)
- Processed waste materials are transformed into innovative, lightweight, ecological and cost-effective building materials. (fraunhofer.de)
- They are of notable economic and cultural significance being used for building materials and as a versatile raw product. (scribd.com)
- Hebei Chen Yu Waterproof Building Materials Co., Ltd. (alibaba.com)
- Guangzhou Jingjin Building Materials Co., Ltd. (alibaba.com)
- Shandong Huiyuan Building Materials Group Co., Ltd. (alibaba.com)
- Construction and Building Materials, 31, 364-383. (springer.com)
- Construction and Building Materials, 28, 549-556. (springer.com)
- It considered the question whether building materials containing as main raw material recyclable and easily available plant particles are renewable. (indigo.ca)
- In Switzerland 68 million tons of building materials are consumed per year. (empa.ch)
- Building Materials. (pearltrees.com)
- Building Materials from India. (pearltrees.com)
- Some of these methods promise substantial reductions in the consumption of building materials in concrete construction. (youtube.com)
- This is also partly because there is no mandatory labeling of nanomaterials in building materials: the prefix nano like in many other branches is used in advertising a product only if the manufacturers have justified hopes of improved sales. (nanowerk.com)
- Construction and Building Materials , 165, pp. 621-630. (kingston.ac.uk)
- Construction and Building Materials , 117, pp. 198-208. (kingston.ac.uk)
- Electrodynamic fragmentation relies on ultrashort, high-voltage electrical pulses to selectively break down and separate composite materials into their individual components. (fraunhofer.de)
- The impact resistance of composite materials - A review. (springer.com)
- This study presents the preparation and characterization of composite materials using Plastic Waste from Hydrapulper (PWH) from paper industries extruded with sugar cane fiber residues from ethanol industries. (scielo.br)
- Textile-reinforced concrete (TRC) is durable, formable in diverse shapes and suitable for lightweight construction. (phys.org)
- Outdoor carpeting is an inexpensive yet durable option for those who are looking for a way to prettify concrete porches and patio without the expense of installing tiles or stone pavers. (articlealley.com)
- Polished concrete floors are durable, sanitary, and easy to maintain. (cdc.gov)
- The cement reacts chemically with the water and other ingredients to form a hard matrix that binds the materials together into a durable stone-like material that has many uses. (wikipedia.org)
- Nanowerk Spotlight ) Nanotechnology and nanomaterials offer interesting new opportunities in the construction industry and architecture, for example through the development of very durable, long-lived and at the same time extremely lightweight construction materials. (nanowerk.com)
- The concrete surface retarders market size is projected to grow from USD 72.7 million in 2018 to USD 89.4 million by 2023, at a CAGR of 4.2% from 2018 to 2023. (benzinga.com)
- The global modular construction market is expected to witness a moderate CAGR during the forecast period, 2018 to 2023. (researchandmarkets.com)
- Many standards are compulsory requiring independent third-party concrete and aggregate testing to help in assuring compliance. (sgs.com)
- SGS is implementing the full range of its concrete and aggregate testing services to ensure the quality of both the concrete and aggregate being implemented at the Edmonton and Calgary sites. (sgs.com)
- Concrete and aggregate testing from SGS - helps you ensure that the quality of your concrete and aggregate complies with compulsory regulations and quality control standards. (sgs.com)
- As these standards are often compulsory, concrete and aggregate testing by an independent third-party is necessary to help assure compliance. (sgs.com)
- Our full range of independent concrete and aggregate testing services can help ensure both the quality of your concrete and the quality of your aggregate. (sgs.com)
- Why use concrete and aggregate testing from SGS? (sgs.com)
- Contact us today to find out how our concrete and aggregate testing can help you comply with regulations and ensure quality control. (sgs.com)
- Factors such as demand for green buildings, infrastructure development, industrialization, and an increase in urban population have propelled the growth of the global concrete surface retarders market. (benzinga.com)
- Improvement in the economic condition of developing countries is expected to drive infrastructure growth, subsequently increasing the demand for concrete surface retarders in various applications, such as bridge decks, sidewalks, curbs, ramps, facade cladding, and concrete segment joints. (benzinga.com)
- These are nowadays widely used in the construction of residential, industrial, commercial, and infrastructure projects. (pitchengine.com)
- Concrete is an extremely important part of the infrastructure of modern life and must be replaced as it ages. (cdc.gov)
- Considering the aging of the concrete infrastructure in the United States, these results pose a challenge to all who have an interest in preventing silica exposures and the associated disease silicosis. (cdc.gov)
- The conference has come at an opportune moment for concrete construction worldwide and sought to focus on an increasingly important aspect in modern infrastructure provision and retention: that of appropriately repairing, maintaining, rehabilitating, and if necessary retrofitting existing infrastructure with a view to extending its life and maximising its economic return. (crcpress.com)
- A civil engineer plans, designs and supervises construction of numerous infrastructure facilities required by modern society. (gonzaga.edu)