Cost-Effective Use of Superplasticizers

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Title: Cost-Effective Use of Superplasticizers

Author(s): Tom Guennewig

Publication: Concrete International

Volume: 10

Issue: 3

Appears on pages(s): 31-34

Keywords: costs; hot weather construction; placing; plasticizers; pumped concrete; ready-mixed concrete; Construction

Date: 3/1/1988

Abstract:
Innovative construction techniques are being employed by contractors through the use of second- and third-generation superplasticizers. These materials can be used cost effectively for such applications as hot-weather concreting, wall placements, crane and bucked placements, slabs on grade, and pumped concrete.