grouts Articles

  • Jet Grouting in contaminated soils

    Abstract The jet grouting technique has gained wider acceptance in the U.S. over the past few years as a viable tool for such geotechnical applications as the improvement of foundation soils, slope stabilization, and underpinning (Welsh and Burke, 1991). Jet grouting; however, has recently been used as a method of performing block stabilization of contaminated soils as well as for the ...


    By Geo-Con, Inc.

  • Vapor Steamers for Tile and Grout Maintenance

    Tile and grout cleaning is undoubtedly a tiresome and time-consuming job. Tiled floors are normally used in areas that experience heavy traffic. As a result, the floors can get quite dull and dirty at the end of the day. Then, there is the issue of grout, a highly porous surface that quickly absorbs dirt and develops stains. Rigorous scrubbing can wear away the grout and spoil its appeal. For ...


    By Daimer Industries Inc.

  • What to See in A Grout Steam Cleaner?

    A grout steam cleaner helps clean tile and grout surfaces easier than manual cleaning methods. Modern vapor steamers are capable of cleaning baked-on stains, ground-in dirt, food droppings, coffee and wine spills, and more. Some of the modern machines can even sanitize the surface. These machines can get rid of the harmful microorganisms present on the surface. For getting the maximum utility out ...


    By Daimer Industries Inc.

  • Laboratory Testing of Chemically Grouted Sand

    The effect of 14 parameters, associated with specimen preparation, handling, and testing, and with soil characteristics, was evaluated experimentally for laboratory prepared specimens of chemically grounted sands. Over 200 unconfined compression tests were conducted, and results are presented and comparisons are made in terms of unconfined compressive strength and tangent modulus at 50% of ...


    By ASTM International

  • GPR goes underground: Pipe Penetrating Radar

    Abstract: Pipe Penetrating Radar (PPR) is the underground in-pipe application of ground penetrating radar (GPR) either robotically or by manned entry to reveal wall thickness, delamination, voids, and other conditions that enable more precise determination of pipeline integrity and verifications for trenchless technology rehabilitation. PPR, when applied to pipe-bursting applications, can ...


    By SewerVUE

  • Preparation of Grouted Sand Specimens for Dynamic Testing

    Improvement of soil properties by means of chemical grouting, cement grouting, and cement/fly ash stabilization has been widely used in practical geotechnical applications. Knowledge of dynamic behavior of cemented soil is essential for seismic research and design. A laboratory testing program is conducted for determining the low-strain dynamic properties of artificially cemented soils. The major ...


    By ASTM International

  • The Importance of Commercial Steam Cleaners for Tile and Grout Cleaning

    Commercial steam cleaning machines are used across hotels, homes, restaurants, theaters, amusement parks, malls, airport lounges, and other areas for tile and grout cleaning. Tiles and grout acquire a variety of stains and impurities during the course of the day, particularly in high traffic commercial zones. Common impurities found on tiles include soap scum, molds, water stains, grease, oils, ...


    By Daimer Industries Inc.

  • Test Procedures to Evaluate Absorption and Swelling of Grout

    Described in this paper are test procedures and resulting data used in the laboratory to evaluate the absorption of water and the swelling pressures of several different mixtures of a particular acrylate grout when placed in situ. The water absorption characteristics were determined for both neat grout and grouted sand under conditions of either free swell or moderate confinement. Swelling ...


    By ASTM International

  • How to Do Effective Tile and Grout Cleaning?

    Perhaps the most important thing in tile and grout cleaning is choosing the right machine. A good-quality steam cleaner is the best machine for the task. For removing dirt and dust from tile and grout, the cleaning machine should provide a high output temperature with a sharp output. No other cleaning equipment provides as high a temperature output as a steam cleaner machine does. Most steam ...


    By Daimer Industries Inc.

  • Installation of a grout curtain at a hazardous waste landfill

    Abstract: An existing inactive hazardous waste landfill located in Niagara Falls, New York was exhibiting migration of contaminants due to lateral groundwater flow in the underlying dolomitic limestone bedrock. It was determined that the installation of a vertical barrier to redirect the groundwater flow around the landfill would be the key element in the abatement design. Further review ...


    By Geo-Con, Inc.

  • Essential Features of a Good Grout Steam Cleaner

    How does a grout steam cleaner differ from other cleaning machines? The main difference is in the sharpness and speed of cleaning. The joints between tiles and concrete blocks are usually the gathering grounds of dirt, dust, and other impure substances. It is not an easy task to dissolve and extract such buildups. The grout and dirt at the joints tend to stay off the radar of most of the cleaning ...


    By Daimer Industries Inc.

  • Three Tips to Buy the Best Grout Steam Cleaner

    Grout steam cleaners are among the best machines for cleaning tile and grout. Their high temperature outputs make them the most attractive machines for many hard surface cleaning tasks. These days, almost every cleaning machine is made for specialized tasks. The problem with the specialization is that people without sufficient know-how in the cleaning industry might end up buying a machine for a ...


    By Daimer Industries Inc.

  • Grout Steam Cleaning Machines for Tile Floor Cleaners

    Grout cleaning machines have greatly changed the way we tackle the task of cleaning tiles and grout. Tiles and grout are a tough challenge, mainly because these are two very different kinds of materials. They have a tendency to attract some of the toughest stains and deposits. While tiles tend to have a smooth, hard surface, grout tends to be soft and porous. This makes them the perfect place for ...


    By Daimer Industries Inc.

  • How to Use a Steam Cleaner for Grout Cleaning

    A steam cleaner is one of the most powerful machines used for hard surface cleaning. There are a variety of uses of steam cleaners in the arena of hard surface cleaning. Examples of their use range from simple concrete cleaning to hard wood cleaning. Steam cleaners clean using their high temperature output. The output, which often has a temperature in excess of 386°F, melts almost any kind ...


    By Daimer Industries Inc.

  • Try Floor Steamers If Looking For Tile and Grout Cleaning Machines

    Tile and grout floors are used worldwide in residential, commercial, and industrial settings, primarily due to their durable nature. However, it is imperative to thoroughly clean the floors to maintain its shiny and gleaming looks. In high traffic areas and industrial settings, tile floors can quickly get dirty and slippery. Traditional cleaning techniques, such as mopping, scrubbing, and wiping, ...


    By Daimer Industries Inc.

  • Effect of Preparation Technique on Permeability and Strength of Cement-Grouted Sand

    The effectiveness of cement grouting is generally evaluated in terms of the improvement attained in the engineering properties of the grouted soil. Although this degree of improvement should logically be related to the amount of cementitious particles present in the pore spaces of the grouted sand, and indeed is to some extent, the method of preparing the specimens can exert an even stronger ...


    By ASTM International

  • Tile Cleaning Machines that Signal a New Era in Grout and Tile Cleaning

    Many people may be unaware of the difference that tile cleaning machines offer when compared to conventional cleaning methods. The task of cleaning grout and tiles is a difficult one. Tile and grout are found in many places, from homes to commercial areas to industrial areas as well. Most of these places use tile because they are thought to be easier to clean than most other surfaces. Water ...


    By Daimer Industries Inc.

  • Jet Grouting to construct a Soilcrete wall using a twin stem system

    Abstract: An existing coal-loading pier located in Norfolk, Virginia was completed in 1961 for the purpose of loading ocean-going ships with coal for export throughout the world. The size of the ships that could be fully loaded at this facility was limited to the depth of the mud line adjacent to the loading pier. It was determined that dredging adjacent to the pier would provide an increase ...


    By Geo-Con, Inc.

  • Lances for Steam Cleaners Improve Grout and Hard Surface Cleaning

    Daimer Industries, Inc.®, a highly-ranked e-commerce supplier of professional cleaning contractors and consumers, announced shipping and product plans for six new add-on accessories for it s KleenJet® line of steam cleaners. The new products include two lances, adapters and accessories for scraping and drain plunging. "Our latest accessories for steam cleaners address a key issue facing ...


    By Daimer Industries Inc.

  • Replacement Inflatable Packers and elements offer inflatable packers form to cement grouting packers to water well decommissioning packers

    Replacement Inflatable Packers and Elements Pty Ltd is a West Australian company with 25 years experience in designing and building inflatable packers. Replacement Inflatable Packers and Elements Pty Ltd maintain a strong competitive profile, demonstrating leadership and innovation in applying cost effective inflatable packer solutions to your engineering ...

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