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Chemical Admixtures Used In Concrete

Chemical Admixtures Used In Concrete

An admixture is a material other than cement, supplementary cementatious material, water, aggregate and fibre reinforcement that is used as an ingredient of concrete, and is added to the batch i...

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Ohorongo: Floor Pouring Process

Ohorongo shows you step by step how to pour a concrete slab using Ohorongo Cement.

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Ohorongo Cement-making Process

Are you familiar with the entire cement making process? This video will explain the entire process in detail.

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Ohorongo Brickmaking Academy

In this video we are going to demonstrate procedures on manufacturing high quality bricks at home! Follow our step by step video. Click on the link below to download the Ohorongo Brickmaking Academy booklet for information on: Crash-course in cement indicators;...

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Plastic Shrinkage Cracking

Plastic Shrinkage Cracking

Plastic shrinkage is the reduction in concrete volume which occurs when water is removed from compacted concrete before it sets. Water can be removed from plastic concrete (concrete which has no...

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Ohorongo Cement Product Types

CEM I 42.5R Used by Brickmakers due to the high early strength. Also used for “special blended mixes’’ where other cementitious additives should be added to obtain prescribed properties. CEM II B-LL 32.5N Used by retailers, small construction co...

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Concrete test cube manufacturing and curing procedures

Concrete test cube manufacturing and curing procedures

The strength of concrete is generally measured by testing concrete cubes which are prepared from the concrete used in that particular construction. The cube strength of concrete is specifi ed by...

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Your guide to concreting made easy with Ohorongo Cement

If the product comes into contact with the eyes, immediately wash out thoroughly with water and medical advise should be sought. Always wear protective clothing to prevent skin irritation or caustic burning, which may result from prolonged contact with cement. ...

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Plastering made easy with Ohorongo Cement.

If the product comes into contact with the eyes, immediately wash out thoroughly with water and medical advise should be sought. Always wear protective clothing to prevent skin irritation or caustic burning, which may result from prolonged contact with cement. ...

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Brick and Block Making made easy with Ohorongo Cement

If the product comes into contact with the eyes, immediately wash out thoroughly with water and medical advise should be sought. Always wear protective clothing to prevent skin irritation or caustic burning, which may result from prolonged contact with cement. ...

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Bricklaying made easy with Ohorongo Cement

If the product comes into contact with the eyes, immediately wash out thoroughly with water and medical advise should be sought. Always wear protective clothing to prevent skin irritation or caustic burning, which may result from prolonged contact with cement. ...

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Schematic of cement production process

Schematic of cement production process

This is a schematic presentation of the whole cement manufacturing process. Raw materials such as limestone, shale and marl are collected at the quarry and transported to the crush...

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Honeycombing in concrete

Honeycombing in concrete

Honeycombing is a term used to describe the hollow spaces and cavities; or the rough, pitted appearance on the concrete surface or inside the concrete mass, resulting from the mortar not adequat...

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Types of cracks in concrete

Types of cracks in concrete

Click on the link below to download the informative types of cracks in concrete document.

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Proper concrete curing

Proper concrete curing

Proper concrete curing is achieved when appropriate moisture & temperature conditions are maintained to permit continuation of the hydration reaction.   Click on the link b...

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Cracking of hardened concrete

Cracking of hardened concrete

When working with concrete, the ease of placement is of great importance, and therefore adequate workability and consolidation of concrete often results in more water being added than needed for...

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Understanding early age concrete cracking

Understanding early age concrete cracking

Causes of cracking It has long been recognized that the main reason for concrete cracking or delamination in reinforced concrete structures is due to the stresses caused by restrained shrink...

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Storing of cement bags with Ohorongo Cement

Storing of cement bags with Ohorongo Cement

Ohorongo Cement is distributed in 50 kg bags, 2 ton bags and bulk tankers. Bulk storage silos should be dry and vapor tight. Cement bags should be protected from moisture and kept dry, preferabl...

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The Sunshine Club visits Ohorongo Cement

The Sunshine Club, a Television Program aired on NBC, recently took a closer look at Otavi and Namibia’s only cement producing plan – Ohorongo Cement. Construction of the Ohorongo Cement Plant started in 2009 with first production in 2011, making Ohorongo one of...

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Concrete Properties

Concrete Properties

The sub-processes of mixing, transport, moulding and compaction determine the key requirements for the concrete mix and fresh concrete. Workability is not defined in physical terms and canno...

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