Precast Rc Waffle Units

About the Technology Waffle units are open box type precast RC units, upto 1.2 m in size. Casting of units is done in steel/timber moulds with steel weld mesh reinforcement. After curing, they are assembled over the shuttering in a grid pattern leaving a space of 10 to 17 cm between the units. Technical Specifications…

New Thermal Insulation Tile Using Exfoliated Vermiculite Waste

About the Technology Vermiculite belongs to a group of hydrated aluminium-iron-magnesium silicates, which occurs as golden-brown to greenish flakes. It is a hydrous mineral whose waste product is used to manufacture thermal insulation tiles, which are useful for thermal insulation, partitioning, false ceilings, panelled doors and shutters. Technical Specifications Substantial amount of exfoliated vermiculite waste…

Confined Masonry

                   (a) Construction of masonry wall with provision of reinforcement in tie-column (b) providing shuttering on two faces of tie-column (c) casting of tie-column followed by subsequent masonry (d) provision of keys in masonry and concrete for better bonding at interface (e) subsequent shuttering of tie column (f) completed…

Eco-Friendly Antifungal Additives For Paint

About the Technology These additives comprise essential oils from Eucalyptus and Peppermint plants.  The product is eco-friendly and do not pose health hazard to occupants at lower concentration.  1% volume fraction of additives is recommended to be mixed with commercially available paints.  The product was used in exterior painting of the Demonstration Building. Technical Specifications…