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On Wed, 5 Mar 1997 ASLCSE(--nospam--at)aol.com wrote:

> Needless to say, the construction joint has to be "cleaned". 
> 
> Jim Dane had a good-practice idea. Maybe we all should put a note on the
> plans to provide these dowels if a 2-pour (placement) is being used. 
> 
> P.S. I hate the expression "pouring" concrete, the contractor might
interpret
> this as a soupy mix. Placing concrete sounds much better.

My advisor in graduate school, insisted that we say "casting concrete". 
This is certainly correct when "casting" in forms, but perhaps "placing" 
makes more sense with slabs-on-grade. Fortunately, on this list, we don't 
have to hear concrete being called cement. 8^)


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Bob Shilling, SE             Berkeley, CA          shilling(--nospam--at)emf.net



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