expanded shale

expanded shale

Shale which has been heat-treated so that it expands to many times its original volume; used as a lightweight aggregate.
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From the oil sands of Alberta to expanded shale oil and natural gas development in Texas, new energy resources are growing the economy and ensuring affordable, abundant supplies of North American energy.
US Public has major concerns about Expanded Shale Gas Fracking
Alternatively, the potter could use expanded shale, if shale is available.
TXI) announced that its subsidiaries have entered into agreements to exchange its expanded shale and clay aggregates manufacturing business for the ready-mix concrete business of subsidiaries of Trinity Industries Inc.
He noted that, with increased LNG supplies following expanded shale gas production in North America, prices there had fallen sharply, saying: "There have been changes in the paradigm of the LNG market and the current price-setting method linked to oil prices in Asia is no longer reasonable.
READER SOLUTION: "We're in the process of amending our soil with expanded shale.
During drought, the herbaceous perennials had the fewest survivors in the expanded shale.
modeled two 2,450-square-foot homes- the first built using 2x4 frame construction, the other using lightweight concrete masonryunits, made with expanded shale, clay, and slate.
Expanded shale is a lightweight aggregate manufactured primarily for use in lightweight concrete.
Epoxical Core Fill is an expanded shale aggregate designed as a lightweight filler for glass-reinforced epoxy laminates and low-density cores for foundry patterns and plastic tooling, including thermoforming models and molds.
TXI is also a major supplier of stone, sand, gravel and expanded shale and clay products, and one of the largest producers of bagged cement and concrete products in the Southwest.

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