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Title: ACI Standard Recommended Practice for Winter Concreting
Author(s): ACI Committee 604
Publication: Journal Proceedings
Appears on pages(s): 1025-1047
Keywords: no keywords
Abstract:Air-entrained concrete and addition of I 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. Sup-plementary material on the effect of curing temperature on concrete strength are given in an. appendix. A list of selected references is included.
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