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gunite

[′gə‚nīt]
(civil engineering)
A mixture of cement, sand, and water that is sprayed on a surface for repairing portions of existing structures, lining reservoirs, and encasing steel for fireproofing.

Gunite

A construction material composed of cement, sand or crushed slag, and water mixed together and forced through a cement gun by pneumatic pressure; sold under the trademark Gunite.

Gunite

A proprietary name for shotcrete.
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Caption: Brattleboro Bridge project principals: Superior Gunite, shotcrete contractor; PCL, general contractor; Carroll Concrete Co., mix supplier; Sebago Technics, architect/engineer; Vermont Agency of Transportation, owner.
Risch has been promoted to president, Gunite and as part of Accuride's executive leadership development and succession plan and will continue reporting to president and CEO Rick Dauch.
Gunite. He says that so far, he and his father have managed to avoid the pitfalls associated with such a move.
Swerp enlisted subcontractor East Coast Gunite of West Orange, N.J., because of their expertise in applying similar products.
There is also a new manual available which contains engineered solutions for tank linings, concrete protection, protection for steel in severe chemical service and chemical proof systems such as acid brick mortar, polymer concretes and acid-proof gunite.
The AESS stores energy by compressing air or gas at low-peak times and sends it to an insulated gunite storage vessel to store the pressure and heat from compression and then returns the hot air/gas back through the expander generator in reverse to generate electricity to supplement renewable power or for use during peak hours, national defense and natural disasters.
Vinyl lined pools are the weaker alternative to gunite pools.
Accuride Corporation (NYSE:ACW), a supplier of commercial vehicle components, on Monday named Scott D Hazlett as SVP and general manager of Accuride Wheels and Gunite.
Before the structures can be deemed complete, they must first be reinforced with wet or dry shotcrete (gunite).
This featured project highlights the effects of poor-quality gunite, particularly when it meets expansive soil.
The rehabilitation method chosen for Hoboken was gunite. Gunite, which is also referred to as shotcrete, is a mixture of sand, cement, and water, applied by air pressure through a "cement gun." The material, mixed together in a relatively dry state, is transported through a hose from the cement gun to the nozzle.
Outdoors are a tennis court, gunite pool and two accessory buildings.