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Title: Proposed Recommended Practice for Winter Concreting

Author(s): ACI Committee 604

Publication: Journal Proceedings

Volume: 52

Issue: 10

Appears on pages(s): 113-130

Keywords: no keywords

DOI: 10.14359/11590

Date: 10/1/1955

Air-entrained concrete and addition of 1 percent of calcium chloride by weight of cement are recommended in cold weather. They permit a reduction in the, time newly placed concrete should be protected. The use of accelerators and antifreezes, keeping of temperature records, heating of materials, subgrade preparation, protective coverings, heated enclosures, curing, and form removal are discussed for several types of concrete structures and preferred methods are indicated. Supplementary material on the effect of curing temperature on concrete strength are given in an appendix. A list of selected references is included.