WHAT IS SHOTCRETE (GUNNING) & IT’S APPLICATION

It is name given to mortar or concrete conveyed through a hose and pneumatically projected at high velocity on to a back up surface.

  • Only one side of form-work is required
  • Cement content is high
  • Equipment & skilled labour increases the cost
Image result for short crete
shorcrete

Applications of shotcrete:-

  • For thin section such as RC walls, shells, folded plates, wall of water tank etc.

unnamed

  • Tunnel lining.

download (1)

  • Repair of RC members ( patch repair of concrete wall damaged by corrosion & water tank damaged by corrosion)

images (10)

  • Stabilizing rock sections.

images (9)

  • Encasing of steel sections.
  • Fire proofing of steel.

fire-protection

  • Concrete overlays and wearing coats up to 100 mm thickness.
  • Shotcrete is more typically referred to as Gunite and is commonly used for application of inground swimming pool installation. Gunite swimming pools are typically more durable and longer lasting than other conventional materials. Additionally, the use of Gunite allows for customization in shape, depth and style not available in traditional pool kits. Gunite pools can also have many different types of finishes from tile or quartz to glass beading.

images (8).jpeg
Watch Technical video’s related to civil engineering on our YouTube channel We Civil Engineers

Comment Here

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s