Parking Garage Repaired Using Thin Polymer Concrete Overlay

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Title: Parking Garage Repaired Using Thin Polymer Concrete Overlay

Author(s): Donald F. Meinheit and Jack F. Monson

Publication: Concrete International

Volume: 6

Issue: 7

Appears on pages(s): 07-13

Keywords: corrosion, garages; methyl methacrylate . parking facilities; polymer concrete; post-tensioning: renovating; repairs; resurfacing; unbonded stressing. Pre

Date: 7/1/1984

Abstract:
Corrosion of deformed bar reinforcement and post tensioned, unbonded tendons of an eight story parking structure caused concern for the integrity of the garage’s slab system. A condition survey was conducted to locate areas within the garage with the most advanced deterioration. Priority was placed on repairing these areas. Several alternative repair schemes were considered; clear height limitations within the garage made the use of thin overlay materials desirable.