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Alternate for River Sand

Sun Feb 24, 2013Total posts : 2
RENJI
RENJI
Join date: Jan 2012
Topic: Alternate for River Sand

Can we use Msand(stone dust) for plastering work. Msand or riversand which one is better for plastering works.
Mon Feb 25, 2013Post  #1
S L Gupta (Civil Engg)
S L Gupta (Civil Engg)

Join date: Mar 2008

Dear Renji

Stone dust is equally good for plaster, if it had more silt than wash the sand before use. See the website gharexpert.com construction section Raw material where you will find lot of articles about construction. See the link below

http://www.gharexpert.com/articles/Fine-Sand-894/Fine-Sand-classification-sand_0.aspx

 

http://www.gharexpert.com/articles/Fine-Sand-894/Fine-Sand-classification-sand_0.aspx

 
Mon Feb 25, 2013Post  #2
RENJI
RENJI

Join date: Jan 2012
Post subject: Curing period

Dear Gupta,

Curing time for both Msand and River sand is same or not.

Can we use curing compound insted of watercuring as water is scarce now a days.What is the ratio of mixing curing compound and the approximate cost and the good brand of curing compound.

Thanks

Renji

 

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