How a State Law Helped Concrete Building Units In Wisconsin

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Title: How a State Law Helped Concrete Building Units In Wisconsin

Author(s): D.R. Collins

Publication: Journal Proceedings

Volume: 24

Issue: 3

Appears on pages(s): 432-434

Keywords: none

Date: 3/1/1928

Abstract:
We, in Wisconsin, are mighty proud of the quality of concrete products throughout the state. We should make good concrete products for nature has endowed us with an abundance of splendid aggregate. But, for many years, we slipped along in the easiest manner possible. Perhaps the fact that there was such an abundance of natural aggregate was largely responsible for only a fair quality of product produced. In spite of all propaganda and educational matter published on the use of screened and cleaned materials for the manufacture of concrete products, most manufacturers were indifferent. What they were using seemed good enough to get by, and above all, the low price appealed to them.