60+ Construction Materials List: With Best Images and Uses

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We have compiled a list of 61 commonly used construction materials, including images and uses in this article.



1. Mostly Used Construction Materials List

NameImage Use
1. CementcementUsed as a binder in concrete, an essential material for all types of construction.
2. SandSand Used to give bulk, strength, and other properties to construction materials like asphalt and concrete.

It is also a significant component of rendering.

3. SteelAlloyUsed in the manufacture of windows, railings, etc.
4. BitumenbitumenUsed for road construction, roofing, damp proofing, waterproofing, and other applications
5. Concretetypes of concreteUsed for constructing foundations, roads, bridges, walls, etc.
6. Structural steelStructural steelUsed for the construction of steel structures.
7. Binding WiresBinding Wires 60+ Construction Materials List : Images and UsesUsed for tying applications in the field of construction.
8. Fly AshFly AshUsed to improve the strength and segregation of the concrete and make it easier to pump.
9. Aggregateproperties of aggregates | coarse aggregateUsed in construction to provide drainage, fill voids, protect pipes, and provide hard surfaces.
10. BricksConstruction Material ListUsed as a structural as well as a non-structural to make walls.
11. BlocksBlocksUsed for various purposes, such as building load-bearing walls, retaining walls, partitions, and foundations.
12. TimberTimberUsed in doors, windows, cabinets, cupboards, shelves, tables, railings, etc.
13. NailsNailsMost commonly used to fasten pieces of wood together.
14. LimelimeUsed for soil stabilization in roads, earthen dams, airfields, and building foundations.
15. PaintEmulsion Paint Vs Oil Based PaintUsed to protect all sorts of buildings and structures from the effects of water and sun.
16. BambooBamboo woodUsed to construct bamboo buildings as well as used for scaffolding.
17. PipesCopperUsed for water supply system.
18. Glassparapet wallUsed as insulation material, structural component, and external glazing material.
19. TilestilesUsed to cover surfaces like roofs, floors, and walls.
20. MarbleUsed principally in buildings and monuments, interior decoration, sculpture, tabletops, etc.
21. MudMudUsed to coat, seal, or adhere to materials.
22. Metal SheetTinUsed in exterior or interior home decor and roofing material.
23. TartarUsed in road works.
24. ChipboardChipboardUsed for floor decking, shelving, and general building work.
25. WaterwaterUsed in the preparation of mortar and concrete and for curing work.
26. Rope RopeUsed for dragging and lifting.
27. StoneStoneStones pave roads, footpaths, and open spaces around buildings.

Also used in roofing.

28. Green CementGreen CementUsed as a binder in concrete.
29. SoilSoilUsed for making bricks, Cement, etc.
30. GraniteGraniteUsed in buildings, bridges, paving, monuments, and other exterior projects.
31. PrimerPrimerIt is Used for better paint adhesion to the surface and increases paint durability. Also used for UPVC spray painting.
32. StrawMud FlooringStraw is a versatile byproduct of agriculture used in roofing, insulation, flooring, and more.
33. AsphaltUsed in the construction of flexible pavement and driveways.
34. IronTinUsed in making fencing walls, structural parts of buildings, windows, etc.
35. White CementWhite CementUsed for fixing marble tiles and sheathing walls, floors, and roofs.
36. AluminumAluminumUsed in external facades, roofs, walls, windows, and doors.
37. RubberRubberUsed in the construction of Joints, seals, and gaskets.
38. AlloyAlloyUsed in stainless steel pipelines.
39. Gypsum BoardGypsumUsed as a finish for walls and ceilings.

Also used as a heat insulator.

40. GypsumGypsumUsed for plastering.
41. CeramicsCeramicsUsed in tiling and other decorative purposes.
42. Carbon FiberCarbon FiberIt is used as reinforcement, but it is light, highly durable & strong compared to support.
43. CopperCopperUsed in the construction industry to form pipes and tubing for potable water distribution and heating and cooling systems.
44. FoamFoamUsed for its lightweight, durable properties in sealing and thermal insulation applications.
45. FabricFabricProvide access between the inside and the outside of the building.
46. SurkhisurkhiUsed for decorative purposes to give traditional looks.
47. Liquid waterproofing gel Water proofing gelLiquid waterproofing products are specifically used for making concrete or mortar waterproof.
48. HempcreteHempcreteUsed for walls and roofs.
49. PlanksPlanksUsed as temporary platforms on supported scaffolds
50. Steel plateSteel plateUsed in roofing.
51. Plastic BottlesPlastic BottlesUsed for preparing walls and boundary walls.
52. Sanitary and fittingsSanitary and fittingsSanitary fittings ensure hygienic sealing of pipelines.
53. WireWireUsed for lifting high loads with the aid of construction vehicles.
54. SolventSolventUsed in many construction products, such as paints, thinners, and glues.
55. ThinnerThinnerUsed to dissolve paint and reduce the viscosity of the paint.
56. Cow dunk Cow dunk Used as a binding material.
57. ClayclayUsed in the preparation of bricks.
58. Bleaching PowderBleaching PowderUsed for disinfecting drinking water supply to make it potable.
59. Concrete admixtureConcrete adimixtureUsed to improve the behavior of concrete under a variety of conditions.
60. Plastic Plastic sheetsUsed as a roof as well as a ventilator ( light).
61. GravelGravelUsed for road construction, mixing with asphalt, and as construction fill.
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