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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: An European Accelerator Manufacturer's Views
Author(s): Walter Bauder
Publication: Special Publication
Appears on pages(s): 59-65
Abstract:In the wide field of concrete works the technique of sprayed concrete has found its own independent place. The spraying technique itself, orginated in the USA in 1907 and patented under the name "Gunite" in 1910 by Allentown Pneumatic Gun Company refers to a cement-aggregate mixture with a maximum aggregate size of about 6-7 mm. Up until the end of World War 2, "Gunite" dominated the market.
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