Define Curing Of Concrete || Necessity of Curing

Define Curing Of Concrete || Necessity of Curing

20th April 2018 0 By Malay Sautya

Definition Of Curing Of concrete

The process of keeping the concrete surface moist for a certain period after its finishing is called curing.

Define Curing Of Concrete || Necessity of Curing

Necessity of curing

Curing prompts continuous hydration of cement and thereby helps in acquiring full strength. Curing also helps in improving:

  • The durability,
  • Impermeability,
  • Weather-resisting qualities, 
  • And reduces shrinkage.

If curing is not done properly complete hydration of cement will not take place. Due to this concrete will not acquire its full strength and shrinkage cracks will be developed.

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