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|In this article, we will discuss the construction materials list.|
According to Oxford Economics, In 2022, US $9.7 trillion was utilized in the construction sector around the globe.
✔ The construction sector is growing rapidly, and the demand for construction materials is also increasing drastically.
✔ With the growing construction sector and scarcity of materials, new construction materials are also developed. We will discuss the 64 construction materials list with images and uses.
Construction Materials List
Here is the list of best construction materials,
|1. Cement||Used as a binder in concrete, an essential material for all types of construction.|
|2. Sand|| Used to give bulk, strength, and other properties to construction materials like asphalt and concrete.
Also a major component for rendering.
|3. Steel||Used in the manufacture of windows, railings, etc.|
|4. Bitumen||Used for road construction, roofing, damp proofing, waterproofing, and other applications|
|5. Concrete||Used for the construction of foundations, roads, bridges, walls, etc.|
|6. Structural steel||Used for the construction of steel structures.|
|7. Binding Wires||Used for tying applications in the field of construction.|
|8. Fly Ash||Used to improve the strength and segregation of the concrete and make it easier to pump.|
|9. Aggregate||Used in construction to provide drainage, fill voids, protect pipes, and provide hard surfaces.|
|10. Bricks||Used as a structural as well as a non-structural to make walls.|
|11. Blocks||Used for various purposes such as the construction of load-bearing walls, retaining walls, partitions, and foundations.|
|12. Timber||Used in doors, windows, cabinets, cupboards, shelves, tables, railings, etc.|
|13. Nails||Most commonly used to fasten pieces of wood together.|
|14. Lime||Used for soil stabilization in roads, earthen dams, airfields, and building foundations.|
|15. Paint||Used to protect all sorts of buildings and structures from the effects of water and sun.|
|16. Bamboo||Uses to construct bamboo buildings as well as used for scaffolding.|
|17. Pipes||Used for water supply system.|
|18. Glass||Used as insulation material, structural component, and external glazing material.|
|19. Tiles||Used to cover surfaces like roofs, floors, and walls.|
|20. Marble||Used principally in buildings and monuments, interior decoration, sculpture, tabletops, etc.|
|21. Mud||Used to coat, seal, or adhere to materials.|
|22. Metal Sheet||Used in exterior or interior home decor and also as a roofing material.|
|23. Tar||Used in road works.|
|24. Chipboard||Used for floor decking, shelving, and general building work.|
|25. Water||Used in the preparation of mortar, and concrete and for curing work.|
|26. Rope||Used for dragging and lifting.|
|27. Stone||Stones are used for the paving of roads, footpaths, and open spaces around buildings.
Also used in roofing.
|28. Green Cement||Used as a binder in concrete.|
|29. Soil||Used for making bricks, Cement, etc.|
|30. Granite||Used in buildings, bridges, paving, monuments, and many other exterior projects.|
|31. Primer||Used for better adhesion of paint to the surface, increases paint durability. Also used for UPVC spray painting.|
|32. Straw||Used to provide load-bearing structural support to a building.|
|33. Asphalt||Used in the construction of flexible pavement and driveways.|
|34. Iron||Used in making fencing walls, structural parts of buildings, windows, etc.|
|35. White Cement||Used for fixing marble tiles, and sheathing walls, floors, and roofs.|
|36. Aluminum||Used in external facades, roofs, walls, windows, and doors.|
|37. Rubber||Used in the construction of Joints, seals, and gaskets.|
|38. Alloy||Used in stainless steel pipelines.|
|39. Gypsum Board||Used as a finish for walls and ceilings.
Also used as a heat insulator.
|40. Gypsum||Used for plastering.|
|41. Ceramics||Used in tiling and other decorative purposes.|
|42. Carbon Fiber||Used as reinforcement but it is light and highly durable & strong as compared to reinforcement.|
|43. Copper||Used in the construction industry to form pipes and tubing for potable water distribution and heating and cooling systems.|
|44. Foam||Used for its lightweight, durable properties in sealing and thermal insulation applications.|
|45. Fabric||Provide access between the inside and the outside of the building.|
|46. Surkhi||Used for the decorative purpose to give traditional looks also.|
|47. Liquid waterproofing gel||Liquid waterproofing products are specifically used for making concrete or mortar waterproof.|
|48. Hempcrete||Used for walls, and roofs.|
|49. Planks||Used as temporary platforms on supported scaffolds|
|50. Steel plate||Used in roofing.|
|51. Railings||Used on the terrace for protection.|
|52. Plastic Bottles||Used for preparing walls, and boundary walls.|
|53. Sanitary and fittings||Used to seal two or more pipelines together in a manner that meets the high hygienic standards of regulatory agencies|
|54. Wire||Used for lifting high loads with the aid of construction vehicles.|
|55. Solvent||used in many construction products such as paints, thinners, and glues.|
|56. Thinner||Used to dissolve paint and reduce the viscosity of the paint.|
|57. Cow dunk||Used as a binding material.|
|58. Clay||Used in the preparation of bricks.|
|59. Bleaching Powder||Used for disinfecting drinking water supply to make it potable.|
|60. Concrete admixture||Used to improve the behavior of concrete under a variety of conditions.|
|61. Plastic sheets||Used as a roof as well as a ventilator ( light).|
|62. Gravel||Used for road construction, for mixing with asphalt, and as construction fill.|
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