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US7208112B2 - Concrete block and method of making same ...

2017-7-11  US7208112B2 US10/359,525 US35952503A US7208112B2 US 7208112 B2 US7208112 B2 US 7208112B2 US 35952503 A US35952503 A US 35952503A US 7208112 B2 US7208112 B2 US 7208112B2 Authority US United States Prior art keywords mold block dimensional dimensional pattern concrete block Prior art date 2002-01-04 Legal status (The legal status is an assumption and is not a

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Concrete block and method of making same - Anchor Wall ...

2003-2-5  What is claimed is: 1. A method of making a concrete block having a three dimensional patterned face, comprising the steps of: selecting a three-dimensional pattern of one or more existing objects; digitally scanning the selected three-dimensional pattern to create scanned data in XYZ coordinates that is representative of the selected three-dimensional pattern; creating from the

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Concrete block and method of making same - U.S.

Concrete block and method of making same . United States Patent 7615182 . Abstract: A concrete building block containing Portland cement, a filler, water, and a quantity of particularly sized plastic particles, such as spent abrasive particles of a thermoset plastic. The associated method of producing such blocks eliminates the need of curing ...

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US20030182011A1 - Concrete block and method of making same ...

Molds and processes that permit high-speed, mass production of retaining wall blocks having patterned or other processed front faces, as well as retaining wall blocks formed by such processes. The invention permits the front face of the block to be impressed with a pattern or otherwise directly processed, to allow the formation of pre-determined block front faces, while at the same time ...

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Concrete block and method of making same - Williams ...

Concrete block and method of making same . United States Patent Application 20050247002 . Kind Code: A1 . Abstract: A concrete building block containing Portland cement, a filler, water, and a quantity of particularly sized plastic particles, such as spent abrasive particles of a thermoset plastic. ...

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US7438757B2 - Concrete block and method of making same ...

A concrete building block containing Portland cement, a filler, water, and a quantity of particularly sized plastic particles, such as spent abrasive particles of a thermoset plastic. The associated method of producing such blocks eliminates the need of curing the blocks in a heated humidity controlled environment in order for the blocks to attain the required water content for hydration of ...

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Insulated concrete block assembly and method of making

This invention is an insulated concrete block assembly which is laid as a unit. In the drawing, FIG. 1 is a diagram of the method of assembling the blocks, FIG. 2 is a plan view of a block, FIG. 3 is an end view of FIG. 2, FIG. 4 is a plan view of the sheet metal tie, FIG. 5 is a section on line 5--5 of FIG. 2, and FIG. 6 is a view of the adhesive coatings on one of the blocks .

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Molasses feed block for animals and method of making same ...

Molasses feed block for animals and method of making same. United States Patent 3961081. Abstract: A high energy feed supplement for animals in the form of a block that is dense, non-porous, hard, and vitreous in nature, the block embodying molasses solids as a primary structural and nutritional constituent, and in general providing the ...

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What is the difference between a “cinder block” and a ...

Concrete Masonry Unit —A building unit or block larger in size than 12 inches by 4 inches by 4 inches (305 mm by 102 mm by 102 mm) made of cement and suitable aggregates. Concrete

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How concrete block is made - material, manufacture, used ...

The concrete commonly used to make concrete blocks is a mixture of powdered portland cement, water, sand, and gravel. This produces a light gray block with a fine surface texture and a high compressive strength. A typical concrete block weighs 38-43 lb

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How are concrete blocks made? What are the advantages of ...

2019-7-9  Manufacturing process of Concrete blocks. A concrete block is one among several precast concrete products used in construction. They are primarily used in the construction of walls. Mixing, molding, curing and cubing are the four basic processes involved in the manufacture of cement. Stage 1 -

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How Concrete is Made - Portland Cement Association

How Concrete is Made. In its simplest form, concrete is a mixture of paste and aggregates, or rocks. The paste, composed of portland cement and water, coats the surface of the fine (small) and coarse (larger) aggregates. Through a chemical reaction called hydration, the paste hardens and gains strength to form the rock-like mass known as concrete.

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What is the difference between a “cinder block” and a ...

Concrete Masonry Unit —A building unit or block larger in size than 12 inches by 4 inches by 4 inches (305 mm by 102 mm by 102 mm) made of cement and suitable aggregates. Concrete Brick —A masonry unit having the approximate shape of a rectangular prism

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Concrete Pouring Steps and Techniques - Structural Guide

2 天前  The first method, fixing the reinforcement at the same location in the beam. ... Placing cover blocks are also done with the fixing of reinforcements to maintain the cover to reinforcements. ... The article 11 methods for curing of concrete could be referred for knowing the curing methods.

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4 Ways to Lay Concrete Blocks - wikiHow

2020-10-7  To lay concrete blocks, begin by building a frame with 2x4s and pouring concrete into it to prepare a footing. Next, prepare cement mortar by mixing water and dried mortar in a 5 gallon bucket. Then, spread the mortar on the footing and begin stacking the blocks

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7 Methods for Testing Concrete Strength For Construction ...

2019-6-11  Methods for Testing Compressive Strength of Concrete. 1. Rebound Hammer or Schmidt Hammer (ASTM C805) Method: A spring release mechanism is used to activate a

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Emissions from the Cement Industry - State of the Planet

2012-5-9  Emissions from the Cement Industry. A single industry accounts for around 5 percent of global carbon dioxide (CO 2) emissions. It produces a material so ubiquitous it is nearly invisible: cement. It is the primary ingredient in concrete, which in turn forms

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Timber frame house compared to concrete block ... - Freimans

2019-6-14  In contrast, the concrete frame blocks reduce house living space due to its massive size. Each frame construction method has its own drawbacks, and often people are worried that timber frame houses are not as stable and durable as concrete structures. In terms of durability, indeed, a timber wall cannot be compared to a concrete

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Concrete Batching, Mixing, Placing and Compaction of Concrete

2017-3-18  Methods of Compaction of concrete Vibration: To compact concrete you apply energy to it so that the mix becomes more fluid. Air trapped in it can then rise to the top and escape. As a result, the concrete becomes consolidated, and you are left with

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How are concrete blocks made? What are the advantages of ...

2019-7-9  Manufacturing process of Concrete blocks. A concrete block is one among several precast concrete products used in construction. They are primarily used in the construction of walls. Mixing, molding, curing and cubing are the four basic processes involved in the manufacture of cement. Stage 1 -

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How To Seal Concrete Block Walls RadonSeal

2021-1-23  Heavyweight Concrete Blocks Are Semi-Permeable - Concrete blocks (CMUs) have larger pores than poured concrete and only thin walls (about 1-1/4-inch) next to their hollow cores (3.2/1.25 = 2.6 perms). Materials with permeance of 1 to 10 perms are classified as "semi-permeable," although the permeance of concrete blocks

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13 Different Types of Concrete Blocks - Home Stratosphere

Often confused with concrete bricks, aerated autoclaved concrete blocks are composed of the same aggregates as bricks, but the composition or mixture varies, resulting in a larger yet lighter version.This quality has enabled a significant reduction in cost. Plus, research suggests that its high durability has led to a reduction in the overall consumption of steel by 15% and concrete

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4 Ways to Lay Concrete Blocks - wikiHow

2020-10-7  To lay concrete blocks, begin by building a frame with 2x4s and pouring concrete into it to prepare a footing. Next, prepare cement mortar by mixing water and dried mortar in a 5 gallon bucket. Then, spread the mortar on the footing and begin stacking the blocks

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Emissions from the Cement Industry - State of the Planet

2012-5-9  Emissions from the Cement Industry. A single industry accounts for around 5 percent of global carbon dioxide (CO 2) emissions. It produces a material so ubiquitous it is nearly invisible: cement. It is the primary ingredient in concrete, which in turn forms

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Testing of Concrete Blocks - Civil Engineering Portal ...

The hollow load bearing concrete blocks of the standard size 400 x 200 x 200 mm will weight between 17 and 26 kg (1063 to 1625 kg/m3) when made with normal weight aggregates. Normal weight blocks are made with cement, sand, gravel, crushed stone and air-cooled slag. The grading for sand used in Hollow concrete block shall be as given below:

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Building With Concrete Block vs. Wood-Framed Construction

2017-11-1  Concrete block construction is traditionally more common in central and south Florida, while wood-framed exterior wall construction is prevalent along the panhandle, but now, those building new homes have more choices, unless

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Brickwork and blockwork YourHome

2021-8-15  Brickwork and blockwork. Bricks and blocks are components of durable masonry construction in which uniformly shaped individual units are laid in courses with mortar as the bed and binding material. They consist of high mass materials with good compressive strength formed into units that can be lifted and handled by a single worker.

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How concrete is made - material, manufacture, making, how ...

The first step in making concrete is to prepare the cement. One type of cement, Pordand cement, is considered superior to natural cement because it is stronger, more durable, and of a more consistent quality. To make it, the raw materials are crushed and

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IS 516 (1959): Method of Tests for Strength of Concrete

2018-2-1  The method IS specially applicable to the making of preliminary compression tests to ascertain the-suitability of the avaiiable materials or to determine suitable nux proportions. 2.l Samllllnit of Material. - Representative samples of the materials of concrete for use in the particular concrete construction work shall be.S;n~c-rcv,scd:---

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