Cracked Concrete Driveway

A one-year old concrete driveway at a home in Woodlands, Texas has sustained severe and extensive cracking. The goal was to identify the potential cause(s) of the cracking.

Aggregate Updates

Aggregate – a rock - is used in many applications including, as filler for filling up voids during construction and in concrete.

Portland Cement

Commonly referred to as cement, it is widely used all over the world as one of the basic ingredients of concrete, mortar, and stucco.

Alkali-Silica Reactivity in Concrete

One of the damaging defects caused in concrete is due to alkali-silica reaction (ASR) in the concrete. Typically, the reaction of finely-divided forms of silica in aggregates