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Making better concrete

Bruce King

Making better concrete

guidelines to using fly ash for higher quality, eco-friendly structures

by Bruce King

  • 235 Want to read
  • 15 Currently reading

Published by Green Building Press in San Rafael, Calif .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Fly ash,
  • Concrete

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesGuidelines to using fly ash for higher quality, eco-friendly structures
    Statementby Bruce King
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTA455.F55 K56 2005
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvi, 53 p. :
    Number of Pages53
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24878150M
    ISBN 100976491109
    LC Control Number2006295011
    OCLC/WorldCa62739758

    a) Natural water or fresh water rarely contains more than ppm of dissolved solids, and is generally suitable for making concrete. b) Water contaminated with industrial wastes, but free of suspended solids, is also suitable at low concentrations for making Size: KB.   A dozen or so years ago it became fashionable for winemakers to go back to concrete tanks. They had better “thermic inertia”. Then came a period .

    Slump is a measure of concrete consistency or fluidity. Consistency is the ability of freshly mixed concrete to flow. For given proportions of cement and aggregates (without admixtures), the higher the slump, the wetter the mix. Four-inch (4”) slump is very common with normal weight concrete and is a good average slump for Size: 87KB. And that’s it. Pretty darn easy. Plus economical too! A bag of Feather Finish costs about $15 (in our case, the loft needed one full bag), and then you’ll need some concrete stain. A whole new floor for about $30 in materials! The reading loft is really coming together. One last note: as I mentioned above, the reading loft is low-traffic.

      How Slightly Better Concrete Could Save the Planet. author of the book Concrete Planet. Homes, hospitals, and schools would take far longer . Here’s a very interesting and easy way of making a table lamp: you need a balloon and concrete mix. Blow up the balloon to the desired size and coat it with wet concrete. Make sure to leave a hole for the wires. Smooth out the surface with a sponge and let the cement dry.{found on elinsvra}.Author: Simona Ganea.


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