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John on June 14, 2013 at 11:28 AM said:
Interesting subject this foamed concrete. Seems like we DIY’ers can’t just go down to home depot & buy a can of foaming agent aside from buying a bottle of dish soap from Safeway. Looks like a foam generator is needed in addition to the foaming agent to make this stuff. However,found one post on U Tube where the guy mixed a 2 part liquid in a bottle, transferred it to a bucket & mixed with drill paddle to make foam & put it in mixer by hand. Maybe I’ll try squirting a can of shaving cream into to mixer & see what happens.
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Luong Si Tuan on January 23, 2016 at 3:48 PM said:
Dear John
Foaming agent give you foam which does not break when you mix it inside concrete mortar and keep the volume of Clc constant during the curing
Shaving foam will collapse when you mix in concrete.
The second person was a salesman from

Al Gore used this on his mansion: Home | Airkrete - All Green Light Weight Cement Insulation!

This would interest me if they just listed a price!

It looks like this guy made stuff for playgrounds out of something like Aircrete and basalt fibers, but the website he mentions is down: foamed cement

The Google results for this look good, but every page asks for a password:

They just sell soap:
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