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Asheville Chapter Meeting - STALITE Structural Lightweight Aggregate

January 16, 2018
11:30 AM - 1:30 PM

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Medlock & Associates Engineering, PA
53 Asheland Avenue, Suite 101
Asheville, NC 28801

This presentation will introduce expanded shale, clay and slate (ESCS) lightweight aggregates (LWA).  It will briefly explain the rotary kiln process for manufacturing ESCS lightweight aggregates discuss characteristics and properties of LWA and will take a look at some of the applications and projects which have used lightweight aggregate and structural lightweight concrete.

Speaker Bio:
Ken Harmon is the Director of Engineering Resources for STALITE Lightweight Aggregate Company.  He is a registered Professional Engineer in Georgia and is a member of ACI, ASCE, AREMA and is Past Secretary of ASTM Subcommittee C09.21 Lightweight Aggregates and Concrete.  He is Chairman of the Expanded Shale, Clay and Slate Institute (ESCSI) Structural Committee.   Ken was the Concrete Promotion Engineer for the Georgia Concrete & Products Association from 1987 – 1993, and was a bridge design engineer in the HNTB Atlanta Office 1979 – 1987.  He has authored papers for numerous conferences and symposiums including ACI, PCI, CANMET/ACI, ECI, etc.

$10 members - lunch and PDH (1 hour)
$20 non-members - lunch and PDH (1 hour)
$10 non-members - lunch only

Reservations are required by Friday, January 12, 2017 to reserve a lunch. Guests are welcome without reservations; however, lunch cannot be guaranteed.


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