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Title: Corrosion Protection for Unbonded Tendons
Author(s): Morris Schupack
Publication: Concrete International
Appears on pages(s): 51-57
Keywords: corrosion; corrosion resistance; performance; post-tensioning; prestressed concrete; prestressing steels; reviews; unbonded prestressing; General
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.
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