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10 April 2019 - 16:33, by , in Concrete Repair, Structural Repair, No comments
This Technical Specifications shall be read in conjunction with the Standard Specifications and Supplementary Specifications. In case of discrepancy between this Technical Specifications and the Standard Specifications, the Supplementary Specifications shall take precedence, followed by the Technical Specifications. WORK PROCEDURES AND REPAIR METHODS The Contractor shall comply with the approved material list, work procedures, and...
12 February 2019 - 16:14, by , in Concrete Repair, Structural Repair, No comments
If you are like most property owners, you will think of structural property damage as something caused by significant events such as earthquakes, floods, or similar. But what many people do not realise, is that in most cases, significant structural damage – severe enough that repair works are required – is caused by something as innocuous as...
12 February 2019 - 14:34, by , in Concrete Repair, No comments
Concrete is the most widely used construction material in the Singapore. Not only does it simulate the properties of rock but it is easy to use, readily available and relatively cheap. It is a blend of aggregates combined and bound together. Generally, the key components include natural sand and gravel or crushed rock bound together...
Filling cracks with injection grout is a useful procedure that helps provide waterproofing and corrosion protection for structural purposes. A variety of grouts are available on the market with different characteristics, properties and uses. Generally, grouts used for crack repair should have low viscosity, high bond strength, low shrinkage and high stability at the repair...
30 November 2018 - 10:01, by , in Concrete Repair, No comments
Cementitious patch repairs are a necessary and effective solution for strengthening concrete structures, areas of which have become defective or spalled. Repair mortars designed for this purpose should be durable, adhere to the substrate, and produce minimal shrinkage and cracking. They should also be compatible with reinforcing steel (if present), have low permeability and be...
26 September 2018 - 16:08, by , in Concrete Repair, No comments
How to seal cracks in concrete floors, foundations, walls, or other masonry: this article how to seal and repair of cracks in poured concrete slabs, floors, or walls. We list all of the current methods used to seal control joints or cracks that occur in those building surfaces, giving the properties, general procedure, and pros...
25 September 2018 - 16:33, by , in Concrete Repair, No comments
Structural Strengthening     The aim of strengthening is to increase the capacity of an existing structural element. Strengthening can be achieved by: Replacing poor quality or defective material by better quality material Attaching additional load-bearing material Redistribution of the loading actions through imposed deformation of the structural system The new load-bearing material: High quality concrete...