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Title: The Use of Compressed Air in Handling Mortars and Concrete

Author(s): G.L. Prentiss

Publication: Journal Proceedings

Volume: 7

Issue: 12

Appears on pages(s): 504-521

Keywords: none

Date: 12/1/1911

In analyzing the title of this paper it is evident that a consideration is to be given first to mortars and concrete themselves, secondly to compressed air as a motive power and thirdly to the handling of the concrete and mortar by means of compressed air. For the purposes of this discussion, mortar may be defined as a mixture of lime, cement or other cementitious material with sand and water; concrete as a mixture of cement, sand, water, and agglomerate material such as stone, cinders, etc. Compressed air will have consideration as a motive power.


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