Underwater Concreting Part – II

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From the previous blog Part-I of this series, the concept of underwater concreting and how it became the preferred concreting method for construct structures whose foundation is laid on water. The main advantage of underwater concreting is that it prevents the issues of washout by the addition of addictive components.

With the emergence of better technologies, techniques for underwater concreting has become innovative and has led to the discovery of better methods which will be explained in the following section.

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Underwater Concreting Part-1

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We all know that concrete is the vital material needed for the construction of any man-made structures. Without concrete, literally, no construction of buildings, bridges, dams and other structures etc is possible. Concrete is known for its incredible compressive strength.

Normally concrete is used in constructing buildings whose foundations are built on the land but during the construction of structures like bridges, dams etc, the foundation part of the structure lies underwater, therefore in these cases, underwater construction is the only possible method.

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