A Device for Determining the Depth of Surface Cracks in Concrete

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Title: A Device for Determining the Depth of Surface Cracks in Concrete

Author(s): R. B. Young

Publication: Journal Proceedings

Volume: 40

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Appears on pages(s): 401-408

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Date: 4/1/1944

Abstract:
A device is described consisting essentially of a pressure tank, an air pump, and a pressure gage, together with pipes, valves and fittings by which a dye solution is forced into the crack to be explored. Then by drilling, the crack is followed inward until it is bottomed. The depth of the crack is established by a pressure test. Some results obtained using the device are reported.