Hydrated lime: history, manufacture and uses in plaster, mortar, concrete; a manual for the architect, engineer, contractor and builder

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Jackson-Remlinger Printing Co., 1915 - History - 95 pages
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So useful for my project which involved describing the creaton of carbon hydroxide or "Slaked Lime." I just wish the author would have made in plain and said the slaked lime was carbon hydroxide in the beginning of the chapter about creating slaked lime.

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Page 84 - A 2-lb. sample to be sent to the laboratory shall immediately be transferred to an air-tight container, in which the unused portion shall be stored until the shipment has been finally accepted or rejected by the purchaser.
Page 86 - The manufacturer shall afford the inspector all reasonable facilities for inspection and sampling, which shall be so conducted as not to interfere unnecessarily with the operation of the works.
Page 85 - Portland cement shall be thoroughly mixed together and gaged with water to a paste. Only sufficient water shall be used to make the mixture workable. From this paste a pat about 3 in. in diameter and J in.
Page 47 - The specific gravity is obtained by dividing the weight of the substance by the weight of the water.
Page 75 - These percentages are based on the weight of dry hydrated lime to the weight of the dry Portland cement. (3) The cost of large waterproof concrete structures frequently may be reduced by employing leaner proportions of concrete with hydrated lime admixtures, and small structures, such as tanks, may be made more watertight. (4) Lime paste made from a given weight of hydrated lime occupies about...
Page 84 - ... in which the unused portion shall be stored until the hydrated lime has been finally accepted or rejected by the purchaser.
Page 86 - Samples which represent rejected hydrated lime shall be preserved in airtight containers for five days from the date of the test report. In case of dissatisfaction with the results of the tests, the manufacturer may make claim for a rehearing within that time.
Page 85 - Constancy of of volume in the following manner: Equal parts of hydrated lime under test and volume-constant Portland cement shall be thoroughly mixed together and gaged with water to a paste. Only sufficient water shall be used to make the mixture workable. From this paste a pat about 3 in. in diameter and J in.
Page 75 - One part Portland cement ; 3 parts sand ; 5 parts stone ; add 16 per cent hydrated lime. These percentages are based on the weight of dry hydrated lime to the weight of dry Portland cement.
Page 85 - J in. thick at the center, tapering to a thin edge shall be made on a clean glass plate about 4 in. square. This pat shall be allowed to harden 24 hours in moist air and shall be without popping, checking, cracking, warping or disintegration after 5 hours...

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