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Title: Guide for Cast-In-Place Low Density
Author(s): ACI Committee 523
Publication: Journal Proceedings
Appears on pages(s): 529-535
Keywords: acclerators;admixtures (concrete);aggregates;air entrainment;cast-in-place; cellular concretes;compressive strength;fireresistance;foaming agents; formwork (construction);insulating concretes;lightweight concretes;modulus of elasticity;nailablity
Abstract:This Guide provides information on materials, properties, design, and proper handling of cast-in-place concretes having oven-dry unit weights of 50 pcf (800 kg/m3) or less. Such concretes achieve their low weight by the use of low density mineral aggregates or foam. These concretes are used to the greatest extent in roof deck systems, where advantage is usually taken of their insulating value.
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