Rock Products Volume 14, No. 12

Rock Products Volume 14, No. 12

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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. 1914 edition. Excerpt: ...the equipment. Concrete piling sunk according to this method may be made of any shape and dimension to suit the demand of the particular occasion. A sheet pile can be made and sunk as easily as a long ENGLISH CONCRETE TEXTILE FACTORY AND CHIMNEY. square pile. The only difference in application of the principle in sinking sheet piling and long square piling is in the distribution of water to the sides of the pile. A 16-inch square pile has but one set of side jets for each aide, while a pile with a 24-inch face has two sets of side jets for each face. The central jet and its operation remain practically the same in all styles that may be manufactured. Mr. Bignell has secured patents protecting his ideas in the United States and Canada and has organized the Bignell Piling Co., with headquarters at Lincoln, Neb., to conduct the business in connection with this pile. Its use is open to builders, contractors and engineers on equal terms throughout the United States and the Dominion of Canada. The company furnishes at its own expense an expert to advise with the contractor and show him how to make and place the product to best advantage. For this service and for the use of the ideas protected by the company's patents, a service fee of two and one-half cents per square foot of side surface per linear foot of piling is made. Full information with reference to the method of manufacture and cost of same, together with cost of placement, is furnished on request without charge. Yorkshire, concrete is being largely adopted for building purposes. The illustrations published herewith show a huge factory built on the Hennebique system, at Bradford in York, along with a chimney of the same material. The factory stands in a prominent part of the city and...show more

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  • Paperback | 48 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 104g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236885759
  • 9781236885753