229R-13: Report on Controlled Low-Strength Materials

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Title: 229R-13: Report on Controlled Low-Strength Materials

Author(s): ACI Committee 229

Publication: Technical Documents

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Appears on pages(s): 22

Keywords: aggregates; backfill; compacted fill; controlled density fill; controlled low-strength material; flowable fill; flowable mortar; fly ash; foundation stabilization; low-density material; pipe bedding; plastic soil-cement; preformed foam.

Date: 6/1/2013

Abstract:
Controlled low-strength material (CLSM) is a self-consolidating cementitious material used primarily as a backfill as an alternative to compacted fill. This report contains information on applications; materials; properties; proportioning; mixing, transporting, and placing; quality control; and low-density CLSM using preformed foam.