Tagged with Construction

Topic Tuesday #14: Heat of Hydration

480 views May 08, 2019

Heat of Hydration – avoiding cracks and tension issues in the curing phase of concrete. What is heat of hydration, and how does it affect the settling/curring of the concrete? Learn more about different types of concrete cracking, why they occur - and preventative measures and repair methods for fixing it. Hint: there are bio-based...

Topic Tuesday #13: Gypsum boards

373 views April 24, 2019

Gypsum boards (plasterboard/drywall) are a very commonly used product in the construction industry. Currently, the production of the boards is a labor-intensive, CO2 producing and energy consuming process with the need for many synthesized additives to retain the flow, strength and setting profiles. What if you could change that? Research...

Topic Tuesday #12: Is bio-based becoming a consideration in construction industry?

171 views January 08, 2019

We rely on well-proven construction technologies wherever we move around. The construction technologies have been developed for decades to make sure that we have long-living and safe infrastructure and buildings around us. But in a world moving in increasing speed towards more emphasis on lowering emissions and waste, how is the construction...

Exilva microfibrillated cellulose improving concrete

6,250 views August 11, 2016

Exilva microfibrillated cellulose (also typically referred to as nanocellulose) enhances stability of concrete and can aid on reducing bleeding and segregation. Go to www.exilva.com or http://blog.exilva.com to find more information.