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How honeycombing in concrete is formed?

Honeycombing in concrete can be formed due to the improper consolidation of concrete. If Concrete is not consolidate when it is placed inside of form work air voids could rema (MORE)

Is concrete a better insulator than marble?

Concrete is typically a better insulator - sometimes much better. The thermal conductivity of concrete depends on the type, ranging from as low as 0.1 W/m·K for lightweight c (MORE)

Can a swimming pool be built using insulated concrete forms?

There are a few pictures of pools using insulated concrete forms here:   http://www.quadlock.com/insulated_concrete_forms/residential.htm  We've recently built a few poo (MORE)

Why is concrete a good insulator?

  Concrete is not a good insulator. Concrete has a high thermal mass, which means it can store and release a lot of thermal energy (heat). This property is sometimes mista (MORE)

When do you remove a concrete form?

Most of the time it comes off the next day. Some will strip it the same day. I just think that is too soon. Can depend on the mix design of the concrete and what type of cem (MORE)

How do you square concrete form work?

Pick a corner, measure 3 feet on one leg, measure 4 feet on the other leg and it should be 5 feet on the diagonal. That means the form is square. Works for a square or rectang (MORE)
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What's insulated concrete forms?

Insulated concrete forms are a type of foundation for buildings built by arranging concrete blocks in an interlocking pattern and filling the gaps with mortar to help them sti (MORE)
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Is sand a good form of insulation?

NO     Think about the typical sandy desert. During daylight hours, the temperature can be very, very hot.     During the night, the temperature changes are d (MORE)

Where can you find wholesale ARXX insulated concrete forms in New York?

I'm in Upstate New York. I get my ARXX and accessories from Ampersand Enterprises, LLC. They've a stocking warehouse in Albany and GREAT service! I used another company (MORE)