Guide for Polymer Concrete Overlays (ACI 548.5R)


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Title: Guide for Polymer Concrete Overlays (ACI 548.5R)

Author(s): ACI Committee 548

Publication: Materials Journal

Volume: 90

Issue: 5

Appears on pages(s): 499-522

Keywords: bonding; bridge decks; epoxies; maintenance; methacrylates; parking garage decks; permeability; polyesters; polymer concretes; overlays; polyurethane; resurfacing; skid resistance; surface preparation; Materials Research

Date: 9/1/1993

This guide provides an overview of thin (less than 1 in. thick) polymer concrete (PC) overlay for concrete and steel substrates. Emphasis is placed on their use in the transportation sector, specifically for bridge decks and parking garages. Surface preparation, application, evaluation, maintenance, and safety aspects are included.