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  • concrete anchors

     · (quoted from post at 10:16:59 06/15/21) My STRONG preference is for internally-threaded concrete anchors over those types that have a stud that sticks out of the concrete. The adhesive-bonded internally-threaded anchors will generally carry higher loads than the Drop In anchors, but require 1) the hole be drilled deeper, and 2) cure time.

  • Sleepers Over Concrete Slab

     · Sleepers Over Concrete Slab. Foam padding could be OK as long it is a vapor barrier equivalent (doubtful unless it is thick closed cell and certified) to 6 mil poly as a minumum. The better the vapor barrier the dryer your basement, especially with a wood flooring system.

  • Retaining Walls

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  • concrete sleepers

     · concrete sleepers- cast my own or buy ? i am doing a retaining wall 600mm high, and will need about 12 sleepers, (I will be doing another retaining wall down the track) I am wondering if it would be more cost effective if I just make my own vs buying pre made ones, they are pretty expensive and heavy and delivery is $150-$200 unless i collect ...

  • Design of Concrete Sleepers

     · 1) Use ACI Appendix D for the anchorage design. 2) For flexure, assume a 30-45 degree load spread to the base. 3) Shear is the tricky bit. First, I''d figure out how close to the top I could get with one way shear working over the load spread area mentioned above.

  • Concrete sleepers | The Farming Forum

     · Concrete sleepers for sale, Approx 300 here stacked ready to go. Email [email protected] for pictures and sizes. Located in Bucks.

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  • installing wood sub-floor over sloped concrete garage ...

     · Not sure what forum section is best for this topic. Here''s the scenario. A house was built over 70 years ago, as far as I know, with a single car attached garage. The concrete floor has some slope toward what was the opening to the garage. A former owner converted the garage to a room and installed carpet directly over the concrete.

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  • Bagged concrete examples? | Landscaping retaining walls ...

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  • Four Types of Concrete Retaining Walls

    Apr 14, 2020 - Compare the different types of concrete retaining walls: gravity retaining walls, semigravity, cantilever, and counterfort. Find out which wall type is best for your project.

  • Garden Sleepers onto a concrete base — BBC Gardeners ...

     · These are going on to a solid concrete base/lintle that is reasonably level. The area is square and the sleepers will be up against fences and a garage. Which is the better option. A, Buy a load of cement and sharp sand and hire a electric mixer from a Hire Shop and lay them on a 50mm course. or.

  • DIYmolds

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  • Concrete railway sleepers

     · Hi,I''m looking at laying a track of about 200 metres out of Concrete railway sleepers.Would this be a good idea?.If so where can i find them and what would be the cost of them If anybody has try this PLEASE let me know Many Thanks Bassetts

  • Concrete Blocks | DIY Home Improvement Forum

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  • Joining treated pine sleepers

     · The offcut doubles as a joiner and a post to keep it all in place. I put them in each corner and sometimes on in the guts as well depending on the length of the run. It wont go anywhere. I have built low retaining walls this way by making the post a bit longer and putting a bit of concrete in the hole.

  • Compressive Strength Test of Concrete

     · Compressive Strength Test Idea: 1- Concrete is poured in the mould and compacted properly to reduce the amount of voids. 2- After 24 hours, moulds are removed and test specimens are then placed in water for curing. 3- After the specified curing period [3, 7, 28, 56, or 91 days], specimens are tested by the compression testing machine.

  • How to Pour a Concrete backyard Patio Slab [Beginner Guide]

    in this video we will be showing you how to pour a easy concrete patio slab. We will be showing you the forming and finishing of this concrete slab with clos...

  • Concrete mixer | Router Forums

     · Concrete mixer in woodworkin? Yes why not ? This is my small concrete mixer. Its not profesional machine for wood finish. Profesional machines have diferent shape and additions : vacum, heating etc. This method is use to paint large quantities of …

  • Floating deck over concrete slab?

     · Welcome to the forums. How high will the deck be above the concrete? Ground level decks are a bad idea, you need airflow underneath to keep the wood from rotting. Also, the proposed idea would use this patio as a foundation and it does not seem to be up to the task.

  • Life of fence posts and sleepers in the ground | Page 2 ...

     · The main drawback with the Spur posts are the bolts that have to protrude through to the other side of the post. If you put wooden post on the outside then the ends of the bolt are on the neighbour / road side. If you reverse the posts around then you are "moving" the fence line 150mm +. The whole boundary line scenario is a whole Pandora''s box.

  • Railway Sleepers -Are they safe ? | Permaculturenews

     · Re: Railway Sleepers -Are they safe ? Hi, well odds are they have been sprayed and depending on how old they are is an indication of what they could have been treated in, if they look old - 70s and prior then i would think dieldrin, copper cyanide, copper arsenate and tar creosote, etc - if later then probably just the arsenate (the stuff that used to make treated pine green) and the creosote ...

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  • ''''Treated Sleepers on Concrete"

     · Lay the uncut felt down to the line, put the sleeper down, and while standing on it to prevent movement, drill a 1/4" hole 3 1/2" deep from the top of the sleeper and hammer 2 16d VC sinkers in together. Cut off the excess felt and slide it over to use under the next sleeper.

  • Retaining Wall Gallery | Alpha Structural, Inc. | Concrete ...

    Aug 16, 2020 - The retaining wall contractor in Los Angeles specializing in hillside repair and stabilization. Take a look at Alpha Structural''s retaining wall project gallery.

  • Railway Sleeper Retaining Wall | Askaboutmoney

     · Forums. Don''t Askaboutmoney. Homes and gardens. Railway Sleeper Retaining Wall. Thread starter lastbuilders; Start date 21 May 2007; L. lastbuilders Frequent Poster. Messages 150. 21 May 2007 #1 Hi, I have a large bank (circa 10 feet) behind my new build and am splitting it over two levels. I am building a retaining wall in front of the first ...

  • Concrete Sleeper Deflection

     · Mark1991 (Structural) (OP) 6 Oct 19 14:24. Hi All. Doing a design for concrete sleeper retaining walls, pretty comfortable with most of the design. But I am curious what deflection limits you''ve used for concrete sleepers. AS 3600 gives a limit of L/250 for concrete elements, but AS 3600 is intended mostly for building structures.

  • Concrete Railway Sleepers for cow tracks

     · Welcome to the British Farming Forum. The forum for agricultural discussion on all farming topics. You will have to register before you can post. To start viewing messages, select the forum that you want to visit from the selection below. Results 1 to 9 of 9 Thread: Concrete Railway Sleepers for cow tracks. Thread Tools ...

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  • Turnouts with concrete sleepers in USA ?

     · The Union Pacific here in Iowa uses concrete ties in their switches. All the new crossovers at control points seem to use concrete ties, even when the rest of the main line uses wooden ties in the same area. Also, where concrete ties are used in the main track, switches to industry tracks have concrete ties.

  • Foundations Forum

    Foundations Forum was the first exclusively heavy metal music industry convention, held annually from 1988 to 1997 in Los Angeles. The convention was set up by Concrete Marketing who had in January 1988 created the first industry trade magazine for the heavy metal world – Foundations. Realizing there was little or no attention or focus on this growing market, and having seen the far reaching ...

  • Concrete railway sleepers

     · Re: Concrete railway sleepers. Originally Posted by Steevo. 4m x 50m geotextile costs approx £100 a roll. Bound to reduce stone requirements to some extent as it stops the stone getting pushed down into soft soil. Also makes it a lot easier to reinstate the site …

  • Houghton Lodge

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  • Concrete Forum: Ask the Experts and Industry Peers ...

     · Concrete Forum: Ask the Experts and Industry Peers. If you have any questions you can always visit the Concrete Forum and post your questions. Here''s an example of the great information shared for one person who had a question about why their concrete …

  • How to Build and setup a Concrete Foundation for Garages ...

    In this video we show you the whole setup for a concrete foundation setup when it comes to building garages, houses, room editions and more. We hope this vid...

  • Concrete

     · We sold our suburban Colorado home (job loss) and purchased an old farmhouse in Indiana, with about 1/2 the square footage. I also gave up my deluxe 2-car garage. Needless to say, space is a real issue and keeping tack of tools etc., is a challenge.Since I gave the …

  • Concrete floor in Existing Shed | Homesteading Forum

     · About every 6'' to 8'' around the perimeter shovel out and pour a little pad of concrete about 16" diameter x 6" thick. c. Drill a hole thru bottom tube frame of building over the concrete pad, and insert a long 1/2" - 3/4" threaded rod thru hole into wet concrete pad allowing it to set up. d. Have a nut and washer on bottom of threaded rod under ...

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  • Concrete railway sleepers as a road?

     · Has anyone used concrete sleepers as a roadway for tractors etc? always hear about them as cow tracks, but not so much for tractor use... Only talking a hunderd yards or so for use with, 2000g slurry tanker & forage wagon, feed deliveries. will they move/settle/crack, are they wide enough? Any advice welcome.

  • Sleepers, wood vs concrete vs slab.

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  • Durability of stamped concrete

     · Stamped concrete is just regular concrete with dye added & stamped with a pattern. The dye''s will last as it mixes into the concrete while it cures.. the concrete depends on …

  • Concrete Railway Sleepers for cow ...

     · Re: Concrete Railway Sleepers for cow tracks. We paid £3.50 per sleeper (Oct) the price varies with availability and of course distance from the distributor (Peterborough in our case) . These were actually new but reject sleepers. Several sources advertise in Farmers Guardian. Remember you may have to pay for a full load (e.g. multiples of 90).