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Cellular Concrete to the Rescue

Composed of cement, water and small, discrete air cells, cellular concrete is a lightweight material that solves many heavy-duty construction problems. Used beneath roadways, bridge ramps, buildings and other structures, it reduces soil loading while adding compressive and shear strength. Contractors and engineers also use the material as backfill for tunnels, waterlines and sewers, to provide shock absorption in earthquake zones, to fill voids in silos and abandoned mines, to reduce hydrostatic pressure on walls, and for a myriad of other uses. Read more

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