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Free Video for you on Concrete. [Grade from Ratio and vice versa]

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Every construction person needs to know these :

  1. How to find out the grade of concrete if the ratio is known
  2. How to find the ratio if the grade is given.

Right ?

Just spend 12 minutes of your busy time in watching the following video and you shall know the trick. Learn through the simple to follow steps and master the technique.

Concrete : Grade to Ratio 

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How many specimen cubes? 

Dear friends, 

On site, we need to cast specimen cubes for testing the concrete. This post explains how to remember the size and how many cubes are tested and at how much duration? 

How many cube specimens are used to find the maximum strength in concrete, and why? by Santosh Kulkarni https://www.quora.com/How-many-cube-specimens-are-used-to-find-the-maximum-strength-in-concrete-and-why/answer/Santosh-Kulkarni-37?share=31a02519&srid=zM5g

How much Material  in concrete mix : 1:1.5:2?

Dear friends, 

This practice is going to be quite useful to you at the site. 

Even if this question is asked during the interview,you can be confident now. 

Please read this carefully and remember the trick. 

One cubic meter of cement concrete mixture of ratio 1:1.5:2 then what will be the quantity of c… by Santosh Kulkarni https://www.quora.com/One-cubic-meter-of-cement-concrete-mixture-of-ratio-1-1-5-2-then-what-will-be-the-quantity-of-cement-sand-and-aggregate/answer/Santosh-Kulkarni-37?share=eb34650d&srid=zM5g

M sand economical than Natural sand ?

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Every year during the rainy season , the natural or river sand becomes short supply. Construction work suffers. There are other options available for the river sand…such as Crushed sand or M sand.

This post explores whether using the M sand as a replacement to the natural sand is econoimcal ?

Read it to know

Is a manufactured fine aggregate pricier than sand? by Santosh Kulkarni https://www.quora.com/Is-a-manufactured-fine-aggregate-pricier-than-sand/answer/Santosh-Kulkarni-37?share=bb5ce272&srid=zM5g

Curing of RCC beams? 

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You must be wondering how’s the curing of the RCC Beam takes place? 

Read through this answer here :

If the beams and slabs of a building are casted monolithically, then how is curing beams done? by Santosh Kulkarni https://www.quora.com/If-the-beams-and-slabs-of-a-building-are-casted-monolithically-then-how-is-curing-beams-done/answer/Santosh-Kulkarni-37?share=3d576fea&srid=zM5g

Get ready for Concreting at night.

Dear friends ,

Many time we need to do concreting at the site during the night hours.

Do we need to take extra precautions while doing such night casting ?

Please read this post to know details :

How can I prepare for night duties for concrete work? by Santosh Kulkarni https://www.quora.com/How-can-I-prepare-for-night-duties-for-concrete-work/answer/Santosh-Kulkarni-37?share=6259b225&srid=zM5g

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