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The International Concrete Abstracts Portal is an ACI led collaboration with leading technical organizations from within the international concrete industry and offers the most comprehensive collection of published concrete abstracts.
Title: Overhead Installation of Injection-Type Adhesive Anchors
Author(s): John Silva
Publication: Concrete International
Appears on pages(s): 40-49
Keywords: diameter, voids, temperature, insertion
Abstract:The ACI/CRSI adhesive anchor installer certification program recognizes two methods for installing injection-type adhesive anchors: the end-cap method and the piston plug method. The article summarizes recent laboratory study on the performance of these two methods in a variety of installation conditions using two adhesives that have been assessed under ACI 355.4-11. Based on the results, the author recommends discontinuation of ACI certification on the end-cap method.
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