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Title: Specification Floor Flatness on and Control of Concrete
Author(s): Allen Face
Publication: Concrete International
Appears on pages(s): 56-63
Keywords: concrete construction; concrete slabs-floors;
measuring instruments; specifications:
Abstract:Flatness tolerance specifications commonly applied to concrete floors are often unrealistic. As a result, both the owners and contractors continue to bear appreciable risks regarding the acceptability of newly installed floor slabs. With a growing demand for flatter floors in building construction, the industry must ad-dress the shortcomings of current requirements and provide meaningful and enforceable standards.
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