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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: Corrosion Problems of the Prestressing Cable Steel for Nuclear Pressure Vessels: Its Protection and Preservation
Author(s): F. Scotto
Publication: Special Publication
Appears on pages(s): 1265-1284
Keywords: coatings; concrete construction; corrosion; corrosion resistance; epoxy resins; grout; grouting; nuclear reactor containment; nuclear reactors; post-tensioning; pressure vessels; prestressed concrete; prestressing steels; stress corrosion resistance;waxes
Abstract:The state of the art of corrosion protection for prestressing tendons in nuclear reaction pressure vessels is presented. Proposals for improving grouting and other corrosion protection techniques are given. The two methods of protection, conventional (mortar grouting) and nonconventional, are compared and contrasted.
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