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May 24, 2016CarbonationCCarbonation is a reaction that occurs between carbon dioxide from the air and calcium hydroxide in concrete. It contributes to the corrosion of steel
May 24, 2016Capping LayerCA capping layer is installed to reduce the effect of a weak subgrade on the structural performance of a ground supported concrete floor.
May 24, 2016Calcium Silicate Hydrate (C-S-H)CCalcium Silicate Hydrate (C-S-H) is the main end-product of the hydration process of cement and provides concrete with most of its final strength.
May 24, 2016CADCComputer Aided Design is an invaluable tool for an engineer to produce accurate technical drawings.
May 24, 2016Bursting ShearBBursting shear is a mode of failure at a joint where the shear capacity of the concrete around the joint’s load transfer mechanism is exceeded.

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Profileograph - A self propelled wheeled instrument which travels across the floor measuring a given very narrow aisle surface regularity specification.

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