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concrete

A composite stonelike material formed by mixing an aggregate (such as stones of irregular shape or crushed rock) with cement (which acts as the binding material) and water, then allowing the mixture to dry and harden; portland cement, now used in making concrete, was not developed until the 19th century. Also see average concrete, cyclopean concrete, poured concrete, reinforced concrete.
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Post hoc analysis revealed that the standard poured concrete surface (surface 1) resulted in significantly higher WBV than surfaces 2 and 3 (concrete with 0 mm and 2 mm bevel, respectively) and significantly lower WBV than surfaces 4, 7, and 8 (concrete with 8 mm, 6 mm, and 6 mm [45[degrees] pattern] bevel, respectively).
They set up cutting torches and welding units and build the gates on-site for a perfect fit, then anchor them in place with poured concrete.
Buildings are of plank construction on poured concrete slabs with brick exteriors and pitched asphalt-shingled roofs.
Design is really natural and soothing with reclaimed barn wood walls, poured concrete floors, blown glass lighting, granite top bar, two big screen televisions, sound system, walk up order counter, and private room has audio/video capacity.
Metacaulk Cast-In-Place Firestop Devices are designed for use in poured concrete floors to form a through-penetration firestop system.
It's all presented in a linear, modernist, three-story box, with such simple design elements as poured concrete, sheets of glass and brushed steel.
Many early Moderns were happy to imitate the simplicity of poured concrete planes in masonry and stucco; like the Neo-Classicists a century earlier, they were concerned to achieve forms and spaces with not much regard for the materials from which they were made.
contains 9,174 kilos of recycled material, including 7,026 kilos of recycled newsprint used as insulation and in drywall, 1,500 kilos of ash mixed in poured concrete, and 193 kilos of dust and sawdust used in the hardboard siding.
Although the technique costs about $6 per square foot (about $2 more per square foot than a traditional poured concrete path), it represents a substantial saving over true slate, which costs about $15 per square foot.
Buildings are of wood frame construction on poured concrete slab foundations with brick exteriors and pitched, asphalt-shingled roofs.
238110 Poured Concrete Foundation and Structure Contractors
Siding and beams were made of poured concrete, but the grain of the wooden forms was transferred to the finished material, which was then stained to resemble redwood.