351.1R-12: Report on Grouting between Foundations and Bases for Support of Equipment and Machinery

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Title: 351.1R-12: Report on Grouting between Foundations and Bases for Support of Equipment and Machinery

Author(s): ACI Committee 351

Publication: Technical Documents

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Appears on pages(s): 21

Keywords: bleeding; consistency tests; curing; durability; epoxy grout; cementitious-based grout; equipment grout; formwork (construction); foundations; grout; hydraulic cement grout; inspection; machinery grout; mixing; placing; sand-cement grout; stiffness.

Date: 3/1/2012

Abstract:
This report provides an overview of current practices of grouting for support of equipment and machinery. Materials and installation methods are described for epoxy and cementitious-based grouts used as the load-transfer material between equipment bases and their foundations. Characteristics of placed material, test methods for forecasting long-term performance, qualification of grout materials, foundation design and detailing considerations, and installation procedures are described.