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563-18 Specifications for Repair of Concrete in Buildings

Abstract:

This is a Reference Specification that the Architect/Engineer can apply to any construction repair and rehabilitation project involving structural concrete by citing it in the Project Specifications. Mandatory requirements and Optional requirements checklists are provided to assist the Architect/Engineer in supplementing the provisions of this Specification, as required or needed, by designating or specifying individual project requirements. The first section covers general construction requirements for all repair Work. The second section covers shoring and bracing of the structure or member to be repaired, and addresses sequencing of repair Work as the structure is unloaded and reloaded. The third section covers concrete removal and preparation of the concrete substrate for repair, and defines common equipment and methods. The next five sections cover materials and proportioning of concrete; proprietary cementitious and polymer repair materials; reinforcement; production, placing, finishing, and curing of repair materials; formwork performance criteria and construction; treatment of joints; embedded items; repair of surface defects; mockups; and finishing of formed and unformed surfaces. Provisions governing testing, evaluation, and acceptance of repair materials as well as acceptance of the repair Work are included. Sections 9 and 10 incorporate by reference two other specifications—ACI 503.7 and ACI 506.2—into this ACI Standard to cover crack repair by epoxy injection and shotcrete, respectively.



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