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Jan 1, 2018 – The amorphous silica materials are a class of Supplementary Cementitious Materials (SCM’s) more diverse than the other SCM’s commonly used in concrete.
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Jan 1, 2018 – In the Australian concrete industry context, the term ‘slag’ generally refers to ground, granulated, iron blast furnace slag – with the descriptors to be explained and developed in this technical note.
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Sep 27, 2017 – Fly ash, a by-product or ‘waste’ product from the combustion of coal, has become an important material in a variety of construction industry applications.
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Sep 25, 2017 – This technical note provides background knowledge of the requirements used when supplying aggregates for use in railway ballast applications.
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Sep 12, 2017 – While various materials may act as ‘cements’, this technical note will focus on Portland cement-based binders, including cement-only products and blends of cement with supplementary cementitious materials (SCM’s) such as fly ash, slag and silica fume
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Aug 1, 2014 – This document, “roadbase” is designed to give the reader background knowledge of some of the more general requirements used when supplying roadbase to a particular project.
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Aug 1, 2014 – This technical note provides background knowledge of the requirements when supplying aggregates for sprayed bituminous surfacing.
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Aug 1, 2014 – This technical note provides background knowledge of the requirements used when supplying coarse aggregates for asphalt.
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Aug 1, 2014 – This technical note provides background knowledge of the requirements for aggregates for use in gabion baskets and wire mattresses.
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Aug 1, 2014 – This technical note provides background knowledge of the requirements for aggregates for use in concrete.
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Aug 1, 2014 – This technical note provides background knowledge of the information provided within AS 2758.6 for development of a specification of armourstone in various applications including sea walls, foreshore or dam walls.
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Apr 1, 2013 – This technical note provides architects, designers and other building professionals with information on how houses* incorporating concrete walls can achieve a six-star energy rating in compliance with the requirements of the National Construction
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May 1, 2011 – This technical note discusses the mechanisms of external sulfate attack which include chemical reactions and the physio-chemical effects on concrete.
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Aug 1, 2008 – This Technical Note deals with the articulation of masonry walls, both internal and external, built on a concrete slab-on-ground or strip footing.
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Mar 1, 2007 – The majority of masonry structures exhibit excellent long-term performance with comparatively low maintenance cost.
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Sep 1, 2004 – This technical note reminds designers of the reasons for including joints in buildings and the performance requirements they should meet.
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May 1, 2001 – Bond strength is a measure of the ability of the units and mortar in masonry construction to remain bonded and resist applied stress and movement, particularly in tension.