Proceedings of the American Gas Institute

"United States patents relating to gas. Issued from October 1, 1905-to September 30, 1906": v. 1, p. 965-1004.

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Página 229 - One of these cakes, when hard enough, should be put in water, and examined from day to day to see if it becomes contorted, or if cracks show themselves at the edges, such contortions or cracks indicating that the cement is unfit for use at that time. In some cases the tendency to crack, if caused by the presence of too much unslacked lime, will disappear with age.
Página 287 - ... coarse sand requires less labor to fill the interstices with the cement. The sand should be screened to remove the pebbles, the fineness of the screen depending upon the kind of work in which the mortar is to be used. The coarser the sand the better, even if it...
Página 292 - Generalized, and devested of the special form which it assumes under a monarchical government based on feudal traditions, a franchise is a right, privilege or power, of public concern, which ought not to be exercised by private individuals at their mere will and pleasure.but should be reserved for public control and administration, either by the government directly, or by public agents acting under such conditions and regulations as the government may impose in the public interest and for the public...
Página 230 - WEIGHT. For any particular cement the weight varies with the degree of heat in burning, the degree of fineness in grinding, and the density of packing. Other things being the same, the harder-burned varieties are the heavier. The finer a cement is ground the more bulky it becomes, and consequently the less it weighs. Hence light weight may be caused by laudable fine grinding or by objectionable under-burning. The weight per unit of volume is usually determined by sifting the cement into a measure...
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