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Is the house made of lightweight concrete earthquake resistant?

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Can Aircrete be used for foundation?
Aircrete can be used for foundations. It is light, hardens overnight, and continues to harden over time. It is easy to mold and shape using normal wood-shaping tools. Aircrete mostly consists of cement, water, and foam, although other materials like sand, lime, gypsum, and aluminum are also used.
What are the disadvantages of lightweight concrete?
The only drawback of lightweight concrete is that the depth of carbonation i.e. the depth within which corrosion can occur under suitable conditions is nearly twice than that of normal concrete.

Is lightweight concrete stronger than regular concrete?
Structural lightweight concrete has an in-place density of 90 to 115 lb/ft³, whereas the density of regular weight concrete ranges from 140 to 150 lb/ft³. Nevertheless, a higher compressive strength of 7000 to 10,000 psi can be attained with lightweight concrete.

Is lightweight concrete strong?
Structural lightweight concrete has an in-place density (unit weight) on the order of 90 to 115 lb / ft³ (1440 to 1840 kg/m³). Normal weight concrete a density in the range of 140 to 150 lb/ft³ (2240 to 2400 kg/m³). For structural applications the concrete strength should be greater than 2500 psi (17.0 MPa).

What type of foam is used to lift concrete?
The form used to lift and level concrete is made of polyurethane. The way that it is mixed and the chemical make up allow it to expand in space is that it is injected into. It's a very non-invasive process. Small, dime-sized holes are drilled in the concrete.

Can a concrete house burn down?
Unlike wood, concrete does not burn. Unlike steel, it does not soften and bend. Concrete does not break down until it is exposed to thousands of degrees Fahrenheit—far hotter than in the typical house fire. This has been confirmed in “fire-wall” tests.
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