Lightweight Concrete

Researchers Create the Foam of the Future
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Researchers Create the Foam of the Future

A team at the Georgia Institute of Technology has developed a new type of foam... More

Setting a New Standard
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Setting a New Standard

When the ASTM Standard Specification for Lightweight Aggregate for Internal Curing... More

Lightweight Block As An Alternative
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Lightweight Block As An Alternative

Q: We are working on a project where the owner is trying to earn LEED credits. So... More

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Advances in Lightweight

Expanded aggregate provides internal curing; cellular concrete provides ultra light weight. More

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Presoaking Lightweight Aggregate

WeÆre just developing our mix designs for a project specifying lightweight aggregate. How long must we presoak the material to be sure that itÆs achieved full saturation? Since this project might continue into the late fall, when we commonly experience freezing temperatures, is it permissible to presoak lightweight aggregate in our mixer trucks? More

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Autoclaved Aerated Concrete Gains a New Foothold
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New Evidence of Fire Resistance in Blended CMUs
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How Concrete R-value, Density, and Strength Relate

We're thinking of developing a 6-inch-thick precast concrete residential wall system made with lightweight aggregates. More

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Pre-soaking Lightweight Aggregate for Pumped Concrete

What are the best methods for pre-soaking lightweight aggregate for concrete that will be pumped? More

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Producing Structural Lightweight Concrete Block
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