303R-12 Guide to Cast-in-Place Architectural Concrete Practice

303R-12 Guide to Cast-in-Place Architectural Concrete Practice

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This guide presents recommendations for producing cast-in-place architectural concrete. The importance of specified materials, forming, concrete placement, curing, additional treatment, inspection, and their effect on the appearance of the finished product are discussed. Architectural concrete requires special construction techniques, materials, and requirements that are unique to each project. The specific recommendations and information presented in this guide should be used accordingly.

Keywords: admixture; aggregate; architectural concrete; beam; bushhammer; cement; coating; column; consolidation; cracking; curing; deflection; exposed-aggregate finish; finish; form lining; formwork; joint; joint sealant; mixture proportion; pigment; placing; quality control; release agent; repair; retarder; sealant; texture; wall.

 

Document Details

Author: ACI Committee 303

Publication Year: 2012

Pages: 32.00

ISBN:

Categories: Architectural Concrete

Formats: PDF, ePub, or Kindle

Table of Contents

Chapter 1—Introduction

Chapter 2—Definitions

Chapter 3—Architectural considerations

3.1—Architectural features

3.2—Architectural design

3.3—Coatings and sealers

3.4—Joint sealants

3.5—Specifications

Chapter 4—Structural considerations

4.1—Spalling

4.2—Deflections

4.3—Cracking

4.4—Joints

4.5—Beams and slabs

4.6—Columns

4.7—Walls

Chapter 5—Forms

5.1—General

5.2—Materials

5.3—Economics

5.4—Formwork accuracy

5.5—Form joints

5.6—Textures and patterns

5.7—Formwork accessories

5.8—Form coatings and sealers

5.9—Form release agents

5.10—Form removal

Chapter 6—Reinforcement

6.1—General

6.2—Clear space

6.3—Reinforcement supports and spacers

6.4—Tie wire

6.5—Zinc-coated (galvanized) steel reinforcement

6.6—Epoxy-coated reinforcing bars

Chapter 7—Concrete materials and mixture proportioning

7.1—General

7.2—Materials

7.3—Proportioning, mixing, and temperature control

Chapter 8—Placing and consolidation

8.1—Conveying and placing

8.2—Consolidation

Chapter 9—Curing

9.1—General

9.2—Curing in forms

9.3—Moist curing

9.4—Membrane curing

9.5—Hot weather curing

Chapter 10—Treated architectural surfaces

10.1—Surface retarders

10.2—High-pressure water jet

10.3—Acid wash

10.4—Abrasive blasting

10.5—Tooling or other mechanical treatments

Chapter 11—Finishing and final cleanup

11.1—General

11.2—Tie holes

11.3—Blemish repair

11.4—Stain removal

11.5—Sealers and coatings

Chapter 12—References

Appendix A—Architectural concrete photos

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