The Cement Era Volume 8

The Cement Era Volume 8

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1910 edition. Excerpt: ...compound was also used in all and were cast in a plaster mold, made in four parts, on a wood framework. This mold simply consisted of the four sides, clamped together and laid on a concrete floor, which was covered with oil paper. The concrete was then poured in, and the top troweled off smooth. These legs, and the tables themselves, were made of a one to two mixture of ordinary gray cement and washed sand. The tables are 1% inches thick. reinforced with a sheet of Page woven wire, and have a flange of about 3 inches extending around three sides. These tables The Architects' Drawing. Some of the Ornamental Work. The roof has a framework of wood, covered with red roofing tile. A concrete floor will be laid over the entire structure. The tables are also of concrete, and are 112 in number, two tables being placed in each opening between columns. These tables are 5 feet long, 2% feet wide, and will stand 2 feet 10 inches above the floor. The legs are cast solid, but of slightly ornamental design, as will be seen in the illustrations. They are 4 inches thick. reinforced with a sheet of expanded metal, are also cast on a concrete floor in a steel mold especially made for the purpose. The tables are bolted to the legs with four bolts. two being imbedded in each leg, and holes being provided for by the form for the tables themselves. These bolt holes are countersunk with a small trowel. The architects for this building are Mahurin & Mahurin, and the contractors are Borkenstein & Son, all of Fort Wayne, Ind. The Fisher Hydraulic Stone and Machinery Company, of Baltimore, Md., desires to inform the public that owing to a fire in their eastern factory it has been necessary to transfer both the manufacture of the machinery and the general...show more

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  • Paperback | 360 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 19mm | 644g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236767276
  • 9781236767271