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21 May 2019 - 17:24, by , in concrete repair, Comments off
Causes and Types of Cracks Introduction It is fundamental that hardened reinforced concrete cracks in the tensile zone when subjected to externally imposed structural loads. By means of appropriate design and detailing techniques, these cracks can be limited to acceptable levels in terms of structural integrity and aesthetics. Concrete is also liable to crack in...
21 May 2019 - 10:58, by , in concrete repair, Comments off
Inspection and Assessment Introduction An inspection and assessment is normally undertaken to determine the cause(s) of the cracks in order to determine the effective remedial strategies. If the assessment on why the crack has formed is incorrect, the selected method of repair may not work. Hence, it is important to have the cause diagnosed correctly....