Sealing Surfaces It’s about asking the right questions!
When selling sealing products for Concrete, Natural Stone and Tile it’s importantly firstly to estab[...]
What is Concrete ?
Concrete is widely used in domestic, commercial, recreational, rural and educational construction. Communities around the world rely on concrete as a safe, strong and [...]
The Properties of Concrete are its characteristics or basic qualities.
The four main properties of concrete are:
Plastic State When the concrete is first mixed it is like 'bread dough'. It is soft and can be worked or moulded into different shapes. In this state concrete is [...]
What is CEMENT ?
The cement powder, when mixed with water, forms a paste. This paste acts like glue and holds or bonds the aggregates together.
There are six major types of ceme[...]
What are AGGREGATES ? is a broad category of coarse particulate material used in construction, including sand, gravel, crushed stone, slag, recycled concrete and geosynthetic aggregates. Aggregat[...]
How to Mix Concrete
HOW THE PROCESS WORKS Measured amounts of the coarse and fine aggregates are mixed together. A measured amount of cement is added and mixed in. Enough water is added [...]
Cement Concrete & Aggregates Australia is a not for profit organisation sponsored by the cement concrete and aggregate industries in Australia to provide information on the many uses of cemen[...]