Corrosion Protection for Unbonded Tendons

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Title: Corrosion Protection for Unbonded Tendons

Author(s): Morris Schupack

Publication: Concrete International

Volume: 13

Issue: 2

Appears on pages(s): 51-57

Keywords: corrosion; corrosion resistance; performance; post-tensioning; prestressed concrete; prestressing steels; reviews; unbonded prestressing; General

Date: 2/1/1991

Abstract:
Reviews the historical background, evolution, and performance of unbonded tendons. Inadequacies found in the field that have contributed to corrosion problems are described, and methods of avoiding them are presented. Details and procedures are recommended which will result in highly corrosion-resistant tendons.