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Concrete is one of the most frequently used materials as far as construction projects are concerned. The number of advantages associated with concrete are plenty and these advantages are the prime reason why they are considered as the most preferred option when it comes to construction. However a very few people know that there are several Classes of concrete that are there in the market. In this short discourse of ours, we will share with you some of the classes of concrete that can be used in the construction projects.
Classes of Concrete
The classes of concrete are as follows
Cellular Concrete
The cellular concrete is also sometimes referred to as Aerated concrete. This concrete is produced by getting an air entertaining agent added inside the concrete. Some benefits of cellular concrete are as follows
-   The cellular concrete is more of a “Lightweight fill”
-   The loading of cellular concrete is zero lateral in nature
-   In case of tight locations, the cellular concrete requires long distance placement
Glass Concrete
It is referred to as the class of concrete that is produced through the addition of aggregate glass. The benefits associated with glass concrete are as follows
-   The concrete is ideal as far as old building restoration is concerned
-   The concrete is lightweight. It is 75% more lighter than traditional concrete
-   For pouring of glass concrete expensive equipment is not at all necessary
Some other popular classes of concrete
-   Asphalt Concrete
-   Rapid Strength Concrete
-   Polymer Concrete
-   Geopolymer Concrete
-   Gypsum Concrete
-   Rubberized Concrete
-   Vacuum concrete
-   Self-consolidating concrete
An entire book can be written on the classes of concrete. The point is that concrete has many classes and each class has something unique to offer.


 

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