Foam Concrete

The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Foam Concrete


a variety of cellular concrete. The properties and uses of foam concrete are similar to those of gas concrete (see GAS CONCRETE).

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foamed concrete, foam concrete

A very light, cellular concrete; made by the addition of a prepared foam or by the generation of gas within the unhardened mixture.
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Materials such as the rigid polyurethane foam, polypropylene fiber concrete, rubber concrete, foam concrete, foamed aluminium, and steel fiber reinforced concrete are good choices for the blast-resistant materials.
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The chamber was filled with light, airy foam concrete which provides a tunnelling surface for the machine, and an access path was left behind so engineers could look at the wear and tear on Phyllis's head.
WRAP's grant of nearly $178,000 has been invested in machinery for crushing, screening and mixing 37,000 metric tons of aggregate per year, which is recycled into a foam concrete substitute and re-used to line trenches by Transco and its contractors.