(10) US 2014/0345224 Al
(22) Aug. 8, 2014
(71) Oldcastle Building Products Canada, Inc., St-John (CA)
(57) A dry-cast concrete block is provided. The dry-cast concrete block comprises a surface to be exposed, at least a portion of the surface having a cast texture with a natural stone appearance. The cast texture may have a surface Ievel difference of greater than 4 mm. In one example of implementation, the dry-cast concrete block may be a paving unit, in which case the surface level difference may be greater than 6 mm, such as between 6 mm and 12 mm. In another example of implementation, the...