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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: Two Decades of Installation Experience Using Elastomeric Concrete
Author(s): Dan Erhardt
Publication: Special Publication
Appears on pages(s): 599-612
Keywords: Concretes; installing; performance.
Abstract:Elastomeric concrete was first successfully used on the Boulevard Peripherique in Paris in 1970 on the heavy truck trafficked lanes of this high traffic volume motorway. Developed by Marcel Ceintry, an experience Chemical Civil Engineer, certain fundamentals vital to long term performance were specified at that time, however as elastomeric concrete migrated to North American and other countries, a number of entrepeneurs came force with cosmetic copies in an attempt to create competition. This paper defines the fundamentals for successful performance as it relates to proper installation techniques that have been learned by a profession installing contractor during the past couple of decades.
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