Deutsch: Aggregat / Français: Agrêgat
An aggregate is a collection of items that are gathered together to form a total quantity.

In the industrial context, 'aggregate' typically refers to a mixture of various materials such as sand, gravel, crushed stone, or slag that are used in construction to create concrete or other building materials.

Examples of the use of aggregate in industry include:

  • Concrete production: aggregates are used as a key ingredient in the production of concrete, which is one of the most commonly used construction materials.
  • Road construction: aggregates are used in the construction of roads as a base material for the surface layer.
  • Railroad ballast: aggregates are used as a foundation for railroad tracks to provide stability and support.
  • Building foundations: aggregates are used in the construction of building foundations to create a stable base for the structure.

Other similar things to aggregate in the industrial context include:

  • Cement: a binding agent that is often mixed with aggregate to create concrete.
  • Asphalt: a mixture of aggregate and bitumen used for road construction.
  • Grout: a mixture of cement, water, and sand or gravel used to fill gaps or reinforce structures.
  • Mortar: a mixture of cement, water, sand, and sometimes lime used to hold together building materials such as bricks or stones.

You have no rights to post comments

Related Articles

Concrete ■■■■■■■■■■
Concrete is described as the mixture of Portland cement, sand, gravel, and water. Used to make garage . . . Read More
Soil ■■■■■■■■■■
In the industrial context, soil refers to the naturally occurring mixture of minerals, organic matter, . . . Read More
Portland ■■■■■■■■■■
In the industrial and industry context, "Portland" typically refers to Portland cement, a type of hydraulic . . . Read More
Railroad ■■■■■■■■■■
Rail transport is a means of conveyance of passengers and goods, by way of wheeled vehicles running on . . . Read More
Stone ■■■■■■■■■■
In geology, a rock (or stone) is a naturally occurring solid aggregate of one or more minerals or mineraloids. . . . Read More
Material ■■■■■■■■■■
Material is anything which consists of one or more substances which are intentionally used to form another . . . Read More
Base course ■■■■■■■■■■
Base course is characterized as layer of material immediately beneath the surface or intermediate course. . . . Read More
Asphalt ■■■■■■■■■■
Asphalt is described as a brownish-black solid or semisolid mixture of hydrocarbons and other materials . . . Read More
Concrete at■■■■■■■■■■
In the context of quality management, Concrete refers to a construction material composed of cement, . . . Read More
Foundation ■■■■■■■■■■
Foundation: In the industrial context, the term "foundation" can refer to a base or support structure . . . Read More