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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: Bonded Concrete Overlays
Author(s): Johan Silfwerbrand
Publication: Concrete International
Appears on pages(s): 31-36
Keywords: fatigue, strength, interface, shotcrete
Abstract:Bonded concrete overlays are frequently used to repair concrete pavements, bridge decks, and industrial floors. They provide significantly higher load-carrying capacity and stiffness than unbonded overlays of equal thickness. Over 30 years of Swedish research indicates that a durable bond between the overlay and the existing concrete can be achieved with proper removal, surface preparation, placement, and curing.
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