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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: Effective and Practical Structural Repair of Cracked Concrete
Author(s): R.W. Gaul and E.D. Smith
Publication: Special Publication
Appears on pages(s): 29-36
Abstract:After reviewing briefly why cracks should be repaired, the authors discuss the feasibility of repair, how effective structural repair is accomplished, and limitations of repairs. Examples are given of typical applications of a method which consists in injecting an epoxy-resin adhesive into cracks to "weld" the concrete back together into monolithic form.
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