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Title: Recommended Practice for Hot Weather Concreting (ACI 605-59)
Author(s): ACI Committee 605
Publication: Journal Proceedings
Appears on pages(s): 1
Abstract:This recommended practice provides information useful in minimizing detrimental effects of hot weather on con-crete. Means are described for reducing concrete temperature by proper attention to ingredients; methods of production and delivery; and care in placement, protection, and curing. Information is given on the use of ad-mixtures to reduce mixing water requirements and to retard setting . Emphasis is given to the importance of meticulous attention to the use of standard procedures in testing concrete made in hot weather.
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