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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: Concrete Restoration In Water Impounding Structures
Author(s): J. Lamprecht
Publication: Journal Proceedings
Appears on pages(s): 533-569
Abstract:Probably 95 of every 100 instances of concrete disintegration can be traced definitely to bad aggregate, bad mixing, or bad placing. Maintenance and restoration procedures are discussed in general and various methods are described which include the plaster method, gravity placed concrete brush-applied cement-sand washes, and the pressure-concrete method. Other details covered are: proper base, mesh reinforcement, cracks and joints, mixes, aggregate, pressure for shotcrete finishing, curing, weeps, and integral waterproofing.
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