ACI Standard Recommended Practice for Winter Concreting


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Title: ACI Standard Recommended Practice for Winter Concreting

Author(s): ACI Committee 604

Publication: Journal Proceedings

Volume: 52

Issue: 6

Appears on pages(s): 1025-1047

Keywords: no keywords

Date: 6/1/1956

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.