Primate Coat – Meaning – Thickness – Temperature – Tack coat

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A prime coat is a low viscosity asphalt waterproofing layer between asphalt course and aggregate base or WBM.  But there’s far more than just the meaning. So, in today’s blog article; we’ll cover all the specifications for primate coat i.e thickness, temperature, and will answer primate vs tack coat. So, grab a cup of coffee … Read more

POT Bearings vs Elastomeric Bearings

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Looking for POT bearing vs elastomeric bearing? Look no further because in today’s article we’re going to elaborate this very important topic in bridges and girders. As a bridge engineer you might know that the bridge girders won’t go directly on the beam seat and instead bearings are provided that act as a resting surface … Read more

Pile Cap in a bridge – Definition – Types and Construction Procedures

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 Pile cap is a solid foundation that carries the load from the pier and transfers equally on the underneath group of piles. A pile cap is just like a thick concrete mat and the rebar dowels are embedded into it along with the dowels of the pier. Definition A thick concrete mat that is constructed … Read more