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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: Steel Fiber Reinforced Heat Resistant Pavement
Author(s): George Y. Wu
Publication: Special Publication
Appears on pages(s): 323-350
Keywords: airports; concrete pavements; fiber reinforced concretes; high temperature; jet blasts; metal fibers; refractories; tests; Materials Research
Abstract:The U.S. Navy is evaluating jet-blast and heat-resistant materials for high-temperature pavements. The research program includes laboratory and jet exhaust blast tests. Paper describes the jet exhaust blast tests on heat-resistant pavement materials reinforced with stainless steel fiber. The optimum steel fiber content for jet blast-resistant pavement was about 0.8 to 1.2 percent by volume. The test panels prepared by casting were stronger than those by gunning. The results from the jet exhaust blast tests were used in the design of a full-scale V/TOL test pad, AV-8B power check pads, and fire-fighting training facilities.
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