Chennai : Giving an important solution to the construction industry, researchers from IIT Madras have come up with the solution for the early cracking in concrete which has become a big problem in recent years for the industry. They have found that mixing small polypropylene fibers in the concrete prevents the early cracking in the concrete. A common complaint among builders and contractors is that floors and slabs crack just after the concrete are placed, especially during the hot days. The water in the concrete evaporates when it is very hot and if there is a lot of wind. If the concrete is poured in large areas like a roof or slab and then crack develops.
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In fact, the cement industry growth is a fair indicator of the GDP growth. Incidentally, India is the second largest producer of cement in the world, second only to China. Masons, Engineers and contractors are the major influencers when it comes to cement purchases. It is amongst the top ten cement companies in India.
Cement manufacturers are facing problems on all fronts it seems. There has been lower demand on the one end and oversupply on the other. The companies are expected to face a torrid time this fiscal as there is already a capacity of million metric tonnes, and with capacity additions continuing, the industry surplus is expected to rise till