303R-12: Guide to Cast-in-Place Architectural Concrete Practice

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Title: 303R-12: Guide to Cast-in-Place Architectural Concrete Practice

Author(s): ACI Committee 303

Publication: Technical Documents

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Appears on pages(s): 32

Keywords: admixture; aggregate; architectural concrete; beam; bushhammer; cement; coating; column; consolidation; cracking; curing; deflection; exposed-aggregate finish; finish; form lining; formwork; joint; joint sealant; mixture proportion; pigment; placing.

Date: 6/1/2012

Abstract:
This guide presents recommendations for producing cast-in-place architectural concrete. The importance of specified materials, forming, concrete placement, curing, additional treatment, inspection, and their effect on the appearance of the finished product are discussed. Architectural concrete requires special construction techniques, materials, and requirements that are unique to each project. The specific recommendations and information presented in this guide should be used accordingly.