Fire-Resistant Mortar

Fire-Resistant Mortar

The Fire-resistant mortar is made by mixing aluminous cement with the fine powder of the refractory bricks. In the event of fire warnings in the structures of a certain area, fire retardant mortar is used as fire-retardant protection. -The permanent mortar is a powder made from cement and special additives. This filler compound is intended…

India's 'Recycle Man' Who Is Making Bricks From Used PPE Kits, Face Masks

India’s ‘Recycle Man’ Who Is Making Bricks From Used PPE Kits, Face Masks

52% of the entire product is PPE and face mask material and the rest is paper waste, which we have been using in the previous bricks we were manufacturing,” Binish Desai tells The Logical Indian. Popularly known as the Recycling Man of India, Binish Desai is making green bricks from PPE kits and non-woven masks…

Plant And Machinery used for industrial activity

Plant And Machinery used for industrial activity

The term ‘plant’ refers to machinery, equipment and apparatus used for an industrial activity. Typically, in construction, ‘plant’ refers to heavy machinery and equipment used during construction works. The various machines used in the project are: Boom Placer (36/4)Boom placer is used for concrete pouring at different levels with the application of hydraulic jacks. Here…

Formwork

Formwork

Formwork in construction use support structures and moulds to create structures out of concrete which is poured into the mould. Formwork can be made using moulds out of steel, wood, aluminium and prefabricated forms. The construction of formwork takes time and involves expenditure up to 20-25% of the cost of the structure or even more.…

TUNNELLING

Hydropower Tunnel design

Hydropower Tunnel design The main design principle of unlined tunnels and shafts for hydropower plants is to place them in suitable rock mass with sufficient confinement. The placement is selected to avoid hydraulic jacking, which could lead to water leakages. Local sections with unstable rock mass, including swelling and/or friable materials are mapped and provided…