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CAD

Computer Aided Design is an invaluable tool for an engineer to produce accurate technical drawings.

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Capping Layer

Capping Layer Diagram

A capping layer is installed to reduce the effect of a weak subgrade on the structural performance of a ground supported concrete floor.

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Carbonation

is a reaction that occurs between carbon dioxide from the air and calcium hydroxide in concrete. It contributes to the corrosion of steel reinforcement in the concrete.

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Cement

Cement

Portland Cement and other factory produced cements or combinations of Portland cement with fly ash (fa), ground granulated blastfurnace slag (ggbs), or silica fume are primarily specified with reference to EN 197-1 and BS 8500.

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Cement Replacing Materials

Materials which can slightly alter and improve the properties of concrete. Most cement replacing materials are categorised as pozzolans.

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Chair / Spacer

Chair Spacer

a small object used to support steel mesh reinforcement at a fixed elevation during the construction of a concrete slab.

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Clad Rack Structures

Clad Rack Structure

A clad rack structure is a warehouse where the structural framework supporting the walls and roof is provided by the racking.

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