Recent Developments IN The Manufacture And Use Of Cast Stone

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Title: Recent Developments IN The Manufacture And Use Of Cast Stone

Author(s): C. G. Walker

Publication: Journal Proceedings

Volume: 32

Issue: 3

Appears on pages(s): 473-484

Keywords: none

Date: 3/1/1936

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.