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Properties of concrete - Wikipedia

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Concrete has relatively high compressive strength, but significantly lower tensile strength, and as such is usually reinforced with materials that are strong in ...

High-Strength Concrete - The Portland Cement Association

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High Strength Concrete In the early 1970s, experts predicted that the practical limit of ready-mixed concrete would be unlikely to exceed a compressive strength  ...

Strength development in concrete - Understanding Cement

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Many factors influence the rate at which the strength of concrete increases after mixing. Some of these are discussed below. First, though a couple of definitions ...

What is Concrete Strength and what are the factors affecting it?

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Strength of concrete is directly related to the structure of the hydrated cement paste. Air in concrete produces voids. Excess of water in concrete evaporate leave ...

Hardened Concrete - Strength - The Concrete Portal

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In construction, concrete is used only for compression, since its contribution to tensile resistance is negligible owing to its low tensile strength. The compressive  ...

COMPRESSIVE STRENGTH OF CONCRETE CUBES

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Compressive strength of concrete: Out of many test applied to the concrete, this is the utmost important which gives an idea about all the characteristics of ...

Role of Concrete Curing - The Portland Cement Association

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The 70 percent strength level can be reached sooner when concrete cures at ... Higher curing temperatures promote an early strength gain in concrete but may ...

Concrete - Wikipedia

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Concrete is a composite material composed of coarse aggregate bonded together with a fluid cement that hardens over time. Most concretes used are lime -based concretes such as Portland cement ..... I...

The 28-Day Myth - National Precast Concrete Association

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Oct 28, 2013 ... Some mix designs reach 5,000 psi of compressive strength in seven days – or ... Many cement pastes will cease hydration before one year, and ...