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Title: Selection and Use of Materials for Precast
Concrete Wall Panels
Author(s): ACI Committee 533
Publication: Journal Proceedings
Appears on pages(s): 814-819
Keywords: accelerating agents; admixtures; aggregates; air entrainment; architectural
concrete; colors (materials) ; concrete panels; exposed aggregate concrete;
finishes; formwork (construction) ; form liners;insulation;joint sealers;pigments; portland cements.
Abstract:Presents recommendations for selection and use of the following in the production of precast concrete panels: (1) portland cement; (2) back-up concrete aggregates; decorative facing aggregates; (4) concrete admixtures; (5) reinforcement; forming materials; (7) jointing materials; (8) insulation; and (9) protective coatings. This is the second installment of a four-part series by Committee 533; future recommendations will cover design of panels and their fabrication; handling, and erection.
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