Articles sponsored by established companies in the buildings industry.
Successfully painting over hot dipped galvanized steel, known as a duplex system, is an orthodox industrial painting procedure.
A pilot area of fibre reinforced paving has now been laid on the Parkway, off Camden High Street, covering an area of 100m2. Project.
Examines industry trends/uncertainties, future market opportunities and requirements for development of the West Midlands building technologies cluster…Extract from the West Midlands Building Technology Cluster survey report.
More demanding thermal requirements have led to CERAM revisiting an idea developed in the early 1980’s: single leaf insulation masonry…
Techniques such as sheet moulding, pultrusion, filament winding, prepreg moulding and resin transfer moulding can be used to produce thermoset composites. These processes can be applied to a wide range of industries.
Concrete has been around since 5600BC. Developments since then are outlined including the discovery of portland cement. The composition and hydration or 'curing' of portland cements are explained as well as the benefits of steel reinforcement.
Fibre reinforced plastic (FRP) concrete provides an alternative to steel reinforced concrete. It overcomes corrosion problems, possesses high strength and low stiffness and cracks in the matrix are not detrimental. While more expensive in most cases, it can be justified under special circumstances.
The use of plastics and rubbers in building is increasing. Some applications such as pipes and gutters, roofing, cladding panels, anti-vibration mounts, sound insulation, thermal insulation and window frames are discussed in this article.
Engineering solutions provider Boulting Group, understands the importance of collaboration and that it needs to be at the heart of every project.
Here, Boulting Group explore the concept of modularization and how it is transforming the design and build process both at home and overseas.