Topic Tag: Unit 6

Power Screed Operations

Cement masons use screeds to bring concrete to finish level, thus, bringing the concrete to grade level. The screeding process creates a slab with an essential “plane” surface. Screed tools may be as simple as a piece of wood or as a complex as a selfpropelled high production machine. Cement masons require a variety of …

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Sidewalks and Patios

For the cement mason, sidewalks and patios can be one of the most gratifying areas of the trade. Usually the cement mason is responsible for the entire product, from the elevations, set up, subgrade, and ordering materials, as well as the placing and finishing of the concrete. At times the cement mason is also given …

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Blueprint Reading

Building plans consist of drawings and writing material needed to communicate information of the construction process. This information must be presented in a consistent and reliable form so as to serve people involved in all aspects of building construction. Read Book 1 / Unit 6  Review “Words You Should Know”  Watch the video below and …

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