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The International Concrete Abstracts Portal is an ACI led collaboration with leading technical organizations from within the international concrete industry and offers the most comprehensive collection of published concrete abstracts.
Title: Specifications for Unbonded Post-Tensioning Tendons
Author(s): Gail S. Kelley
Publication: Concrete International
Appears on pages(s): 35-39
Keywords: strand, sheathing, installation, encapsulated
Abstract:Since its introduction in the United States in 1950, post-tensioning has proven to be a safe, economical, and durable means of concrete construction. Its success relies on proper design and construction methods—designers and field personnel following the requirements of ACI 423.7 and ACI 301 as well as other relevant industry documents. Unbonded post-tensioning tendons, tendon installation, patching material, encapsulated systems, and various requirements in ACI 423.7 are discussed.
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