Digest of United States Patents for Paving and Roofing Compositions; To January 1, 1875, and English Paving Compositions, to January 1, 1874

Digest of United States Patents for Paving and Roofing Compositions; To January 1, 1875, and English Paving Compositions, to January 1, 1874

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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. 1875 edition. Excerpt: ... patent, No. 29,722, of August 21, I860, ) coated with hydraulic cement, is laid a compound of "Crockett's composition" mixed with ground slate and litharge or any dryer. Any pigment may be added for color. No proportions given. May be laid in diamond shape, and in one or more colors. Surface covered with clean white sand. Ashback, G. A.--March 5, 1872; No. 124,312. Lays concrete in detached sections of different forms; each section or block being confined within a border formed of tiles imbedded in a plastic com A composition of tar and creosote, such as set forth in patent No. 112,764, but instead of mixing the same with sand, gravel, or ashes, bituminous materials are employed. It is applied in a hot state with a dressing of small stones. The above is placed on a foundation laid in the usual manner, and refers to the patents of J. P. Cranford, Nos. 88,139 and 93,280. Abbott and Cranford--September 8, 1874; No. 154,778. Repairs wood pavements by filling the uneven surface with a composition of sand, ashes, gravel, and bituminous material, such as set forth in the patent to N. B. Abbott, March 21, 1871, No. 112,764. Bublew, Hiram--September 2, 1862; No. 36,338. 30 parts gravel or broken stone; 20 parts coarse sharp sand; 10 parts coal ashes and cinders, sifted; are mixed in a pile. 2 parts calcined plaster are added to a pile of finer stuff. The coarse and fine piles are then each mixed with as much pine-tar as they will absorb. The coarser pile is used for the foundation; the finer for the upper layer. Both layers are well rolled. Baldwin, Jones, and Gibbs--February 12, 1867; No. 61,984. On a twelve-inch bed of gravel or stone is spread a layer of coal-tar and gravel to the depth of three inches, over which is spread a...show more

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  • United States
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