chip concrete

chip concrete

Concrete which uses broken stones as an aggregate, 1; provides greater bending and splitting tensile strength than concrete which has gravel as an aggregate because of the rougher surfaces of the broken stones.
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In the second incident, a worker who was attempting to chip concrete put his foot too close to the machine's outrigger, which came down and crushed his foot.
They began pounding it with sledgehammers, wrecking bars, and anything else that would chip concrete. As champagne corks and beer caps popped, the people demolished whole sections of the Wall with their bare hands.