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Fabric Mesh Reinforcement

Fabric Mesh reinforcement Table

Steel Fabric Reinforcement is made up of steel bars placed at regular centres in perpendicular directions to create a mesh of steel bars. These steel bars are typically 6 to 12mm in diameter and placed at between 100 and 400mm centres.

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Fabric Reinforcement

is typically used in ground supported concrete floors, composed of a set grid of reinforcement bars prefabricated into a sheet.

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Fall

A fall is an engineered slope in a concrete floor which allows drainage of fluids from the area.

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False Set

A false set is a stiffening of fresh concrete after mixing or placement. The original plasticity of the concrete can be restored by mixing.

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Fat

Fat on concrete

is a term used to describe the excess concrete paste found on top of a concrete slab after it has been placed and compacted.

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Fatigue

is the reduction in structural capacity of an element due to loading and unloading cycles.

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Finishing

is the act of preparing the exposed surface of a concrete slab for its intended use.

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