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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: Conformance and Performance for Economy and Quality
Author(s): C. H. Murphree
Publication: Special Publication
Appears on pages(s): 103-120
Keywords: concrete construction; contractors; economics; forming techniques; formwork (construction); performance; quality control; responsibility; General
Abstract:Forming economical concrete is discussed from the contractor's viewpoint. Two major concrete projects are used to compare manufactured and job-built systems for economy and quality. The contractor reveals his estimated and actual prices. The re-use of form panels, up to 72 times, produces real economy and achieves quality. The "team approach" in selecting the right system is used and recommended.
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