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cx 02-22-2018 08:20 PM

Wooden Concrete
Looks like all you "tile only" contractors are fixin' to need to learn you a little carpentry after they start putting wood in your thinset mortar, eh?

Where's Steve Taylor when we really need him? Or Shawn The Greek from Schluter Systems? Surely them chemists and concrete engineers have known about this all along. :)

Tool Guy - Kg 02-22-2018 08:55 PM

Hope there's no such thing as nano-termites for that bridge they're building in California, eh? :D

cx 02-22-2018 09:11 PM

They got nano-earthquakes out there, Goldstein. That should take care of it.

jwmezzanotte 02-22-2018 09:13 PM

Can I cut my slabs with a carbide blade yet? :)

Bodie Powers 02-23-2018 09:17 AM

Added benefit: "...with a potential side benefit of decreasing carbon dioxide released into the atmosphere. Cement plants account for an estimated 8 percent of global emissions of carbon dioxide"

Sounds like a win-win.

dhagin 02-24-2018 01:21 PM

Lots of chit chat about the expected benefits in there, but what are the downsides? Weathering, longevity, compressive strength, porosity, cost, all left out of the discussion...

Maybe there are no downsides. :shrug:

jvcstone 03-17-2018 07:26 PM

read that new technology and new materials were used in that Florida bridge that just collapsed---ummm, just wondering


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