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Title: Demolition of Concrete Structures by Heating
Author(s): Yoshio Kasai
Publication: Concrete International
Appears on pages(s): 33-38
Keywords: breaking concrete; heating concrete; heating reinforcing steel; breaking concrete; thermal boring and cutting; thermal demolition; General
Abstract:Three classifications of methods that use heat to demolish concrete are discussed: (1) thermal cutting and boring using high temperature flame, plasma, or laser beam; (2) cracking and peeling concrete by electrical heating of reinforcing steel; and (3) breaking and peeling concrete by heating concrete directly using electrical energy.
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