high-strength concrete


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high-strength concrete

In concrete, the use of a high cement-to-water ratio and a special admixture, such as a combination of a superplasticizer and silicate dust, intended to achieve a higher-than-standard strength.
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The use of high-strength concrete, if it is to be economical, will probably require new slab configurations that are untested.
Concrete contractors will place about 65,000 cubic yards of cast-in-place reinforced, high-strength concrete on the main structure, with an additional 9,000 yards for the foundation.
The objective of this research is to study the strength, deformation and ductility characteristics of hybrid fibre reinforced high-strength concrete beams in flexure when compared with high-strength steel fibre reinforced concrete beams, containing 100% steel fibres and high-strength concrete beams with no fibres.
According to NIST researchers, steel loses its strength and structural integrity quicker than high-strength concrete.
A spotlight was placed on two bridge projects currently under way in Texas: the Louetta Road Overpass in Houston, which is the first highway bridge construction project in the United States to use HPC throughout the bridge (see "Texas High-Strength Concrete Bridge Project" in the Spring 1994 issue of Public Roads), and the North Concho River-U.
Utilizing its parent company's proprietary and patented nanotechnology, MMFX DMCC markets and sells the uncoated corrosion-resistant, high-strength concrete reinforcing steel ("rebar"), MMFX2, throughout the Middle East and North Africa ("MENA") region.
Use of recycled concrete aggregate in high-strength concrete, Materials and Structures 33(9): 574-580.
New Mexico builders may soon be able to purchase high-strength concrete made from local materials at half the cost they would currently pay for imported UHPC.
Both superplasticizers and plasticizers are expected to generate high revenues over the forecast period due to their increased application in precast, ready-mix, pre-stressed, self-compacting and high-strength concrete structures.
According to NIST researchers, steel looses its strength and structural integrity quicker than high-strength concrete.
High-strength concrete is one of the most significant new materials available to federal, state, and local highway agencies to rehabilitate the nation's crumbling infrastructure.