2011 Two of our clients won Excellence in Construction Information Awards for materials designed and written by Chusid Associates for our clients AmeriPolish (formerly American Decorative Concrete Supply Company) and Ceilings Plus 2010 Architectural Products Top 50 Products - #1 Lead producer of ALL ads run in the past 12 months (9/2009 - 9/2010)
May 01, 2009· According to Michael Chusid, an architect working as a consultant to Lythic Solutions, ID Credit 1—15 (Innovation in Design) may be made possible by using colloidal silica densifier
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The concrete is pigmented to make stains, spills, drips and tire makes less visible than they would be on uncolored concrete, and to harmonize the appearance of the portland cement concrete with the surrounding asphaltic concrete A reminder: Water curing will lighten integrally colored concrete, so write a tight spec
Oct 12, 2005· For moment-frame columns below the seventh floor, Englekirk specified concrete that would develop compressive strength of 10,000 psi after 56 days and 12,000 psi after one year In addition to resisting seismic forces, the high-strength concrete allowed column sizes to be reduced up to 50 percent, helping to maximize floor space
Michael Chusid is an architect and a fellow of the Construction Specifications Institute He is active on the American Concrete Institute Committee 124 – Concrete Aesthetics, and is a consultant on emerging construction technologi His company, Chusid Associates, can be reached at chusid,
Decorative concrete contractors are discovering the many benefits of metakaolin, an admixture that makes concrete brighter, denser and more workable Metakaolin: The Pozzolan for Decorative Concrete | Concrete Decor
Michael Chus March 18, 2015 I recently advised a RK, the General Manager of a European business starting operations in North America, that he did not have to make a planned expenditure and provided a succinct justification for my position His reply: "Your advice is music to my ears!
The benefits of pozzolan use in cement and concrete are threefold First is the economic gain obtained by replacing a substantial part of the Portland cement by cheaper natural pozzolans or industrial by-products Second is the lowering of the blended cement environmental cost associated with the greenhouse gases emitted during Portland cement .
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Salt River Materials Group is also a leader promoting sustainable products and practices in its industri With over two decades of experience producing and marketing blended cements and coal combustion products to the concrete industry, SRMG has helped pioneer the use of recycled materials, using its uniquely integrated experience and expertise in the development of new applications
Mar 01, 2005· A Primer on Pozzolans Mar 1, 2005 science of concrete; Pozzolans Michael Chusid Portland cement consists primarily of calcium silicat When mixed with water, a chemical reaction known as hydration creates calcium silicate hydrate (CSH) , Metakaolin: The Pozzolan for Decorative Concrete Decorative concrete contractors are discovering the .
Am starting to hear some buzz that the EPA may classify fly ash as a hazardous material My sources are a little hazy on the why of such an action, but it seems like the material may contain some heavy metals or other stuff depending on the source
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The Pozzolan for Decorative Concrete by Michael Chusid You may never have heard of metakaolin, but chances are it's coming your way This admixture - now being used in everything from fashionable floors to custom countertops - makes concrete stronger, brighter and more workable while decreasing the amount of portland cement needed in the mix
The Decorative Concrete Council of the American Society of Concrete Contractors Ensuring the Quality of Colored Concrete Finishes – The Construction Specifier - December 1998, by Nick Paris and Michael Chus A Contractor’s Guide to Davis Colors – Davis Colord 3700 Olympic Blvd Los Angeles, CA 90023 Appearance Requirements for Colored .
When Lightning STRIKES BY JENNIFER A MORGAN AND MICHAEL CHUSID , to concrete, wood and other less electrically conductive materials Lightning-protection systems (LPSs) require a network of elec- , Michael Chusid is an advocate for improvements in building materials and design practic
While most tilt-up buildings are still finished with paint or other coatings, the wave of innovation in the industry has introduced integrally colored concrete as an alternative for high-quality tilt-up projectsIntegrally colored tilt-ups can benefit concrete producers in three ways
GFRC will outlast precast concrete, cast stone, even some natural stone" Durability has been increased through the use of low alkaline cements and pozzolans Sustainable: Because it uses less cement than equivalent concrete and also often uses significant quantities of recycled materials (as a pozzolan), GFRC qualifies as sustainable
Sep 21, 2009· Home Concrete Decorative Concrete Polished Concrete Gets Its Own Section in , this new section is a coming-of-age milestone for polished concrete," explains Michael Chusid, RA, FCSI, a member of .
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Product Detail: Concrete Slurry Mix for filling in any imperfection or holes in concrete surfac Contains a blend of Portland Cements, Cenospheres, and Pozzolan Cenospheres act as miniature ball bearings, allowing the slurry to fill small pinholes easier, and act as a bonding surface for the cements to reduce shrinkage and cracking of the .
Roman structures such as aqueducts or the Pantheon in Rome used volcanic ash or pozzolana (which possesses similar properties to fly ash) as pozzolan in their concrete As pozzolan greatly improves the strength and durability of concrete, the use of ash is a key factor in their preservation
by Michael Chusid,RA,FCSI,CCS,and Anthony Reed T he light color of portland cement concrete has always been one of the material’s most important attribut Even its name conjures an image of whiteness since its inventor named it after the white, fine-grained limestone mined near the coastal city of Portland, England
Development Of Bricks From Waste Material: A Review Paper AlaaAShakir, Sivakumar Naganathan, Kamal Na sharuddin Bin Mustapha Department of Civil Engineering, Universiti o f ,
Jan 9, 2017 - Our eco-blend concrete microtopping made with 100% recycled pozzolan for enhanced strength, efflorescence resistance, and to reduce portland cement CO2 production emissions Creates a new concrete canvas over virtually any substrate for floors, shower surrounds, countertops, and more See more ideas about Concrete resurfacing, Shower surround and Portland cement
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May 27, 2010· Ultra-high performance, fiber reinforced concrete is changing the definition of concrete By Michael A Chusid, RA FCSI Progress is born in dreams Those who can imagine the world improved draw the map to the future Highway engineers dream of concrete bridges with no steel reinforcement bars to corrode and fail
We have set up a team with hundreds of technical engineers to resolve a series of problems during project consultation, on-site surveys, sample analysis, program design, installation, commissioning and maintenance guidance.