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The International Concrete Abstracts Portal is an ACI led collaboration with leading technical organizations from within the international concrete industry and offers the most comprehensive collection of published concrete abstracts.
Title: How a State Law Helped Concrete Building Units In Wisconsin
Author(s): D.R. Collins
Publication: Journal Proceedings
Appears on pages(s): 432-434
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.
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