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Bagged mortar squeezes out waste in due course

Unit masonry and precast product developer and licensor Concrete Results Inc. recently announced the addition of TrueMortar, a modified portland cement-based formulation packaged in a patented applicator bag for speed and accuracy. With next generation additives and modifiers to impart workability, performance, and an attractive cost/productivity ratio, TrueMortar affords an alternative to the conventional process of concrete block laying and bonding.

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Once around The-Block

With more than 25 years of experience, the makers of The-Block system believed they could make a substantial improvement in the modular block industry.

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New generation Hess model: Small footprint, fast cycles, unit flexibility

In an effort to help customers achieve the best return on their business investment through greater productivity and improved safety, Hess Machinery announced the RH 760. A machine that offers cycle times in less than six seconds on a pallet of 26 ½ x 18 in. (660 x 470 mm), it nets concrete masonry units that can exceed ASTM and CSA standards.

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In-line aging machine opens new dimensions for split masonry units

In 2005, German unit masonry machinery specialist KBH announced the global launch of surface-distressing equipment technology dubbed the “Dancing Weight System.” More recently, the manufacturer has tooled a mobile version allowing producers to deploy the system in multiple locations. The company can also rent the model on a “pay-per-cycle” basis.

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Liquid nitrogen hits target mix temperatures

CryoCrete suits the most demanding cooling requirements and pour temperature specifications for concrete during extremely hot weather conditions, notes developer Air Liquide.

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