Title: Pool Relining With Ferrocement
Author(s): James P. Romualdi
Publication: Concrete International
Appears on pages(s): 19-22
Keywords: ferrocement; linings; renovating; swimming pools;
tanks (containers); tunnels.
The use of ferrocement in the rehabilitation of water-containment structures such as tanks and swimming pools is described. The application to the relining of tunnels, culverts, and chimneys is also discussed. The problem of using multiple layers of conventional mesh to form the reinforcement for the relatively thin ferrocement liner is avoided by the use of one layer of a special three-dimensional mesh originally developed in New Zealand. The advantages and construction sequence for the installation of an unbonded liner using one layer of the new mesh is described. Examples of successful installations are provided.