Construction Materials and Terms
Construction Material

Construction Materials and Terms

Construction Materials and Terms Aggregate : Means all particles of sand, broken stone or gravel etc., used in making Concrete. Bulking : The increase in volume of sand or aggregate caused by the absorption of

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Types of Paints

Types of Paints There are seven types of paints, used commonly are : i) Oil paints: These are the traditions type having a linseed oil medium. Finishes vary from flat to oil-gloss.   Oil paints dry by evaporation of

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Tests for Bricks and Grading

Tests for Bricks and Grading   A brick is subjected to following tests for suitability of the construction work. Absorption iii. Crushing strength or compression strength Hardness Presence soluble salts Shape and size vii. Soundness