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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: Recent Developments IN The Manufacture And Use Of Cast Stone
Author(s): C. G. Walker
Publication: Journal Proceedings
Appears on pages(s): 473-484
Abstract:Relates experience and observations made in working with producers and users of cast stone. Problems of the material are studied and progress of the art recorded. Improvement in physical quality through specification of compressive strength is cited. Discusses exposed gap grading aggregate finishes, advantages of automatic machine molding, vibration (also permitting polishing), cast stone as forms for structural concrete, homogeneous versus faced stone, and the various manufacturing processes.
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