This reference specification covers quality assurance inspection services for preplacement, placement, and post-placement of concrete construction. This reference specification can be made applicable to a particular construction project by citing it in the inspection services contract. The specifier shall supplement the provisions of this reference specification as needed by specifying individual project requirements in the inspection services contract.
The materials, processes, quality control measures, and inspections described in this specification should be tested, monitored, or performed as applicable only by individuals holding the appropriate ACI Certifications or equivalent.
Keywords: accreditation; certification; concrete construction; inspection agency; placement; post-placement; preplacement; special inspection; specification.
Table of Contents
SECTION 1—GENERAL REQUIREMENTS
1.2—Units of measurement
1.7—Items requiring inspection
SECTION 2—PREPLACEMENT INSPECTION
2.2—Formwork, shoring, and embedments
2.3—Mild steel reinforcement
2.4—Bonded post-tensioned steel reinforcement
2.5—Unbonded post-tensioned steel reinforcement
2.6—Stressing and grouting
SECTION 3—PLACEMENT INSPECTION
3.2—Conveyance and placement
SECTION 4—POST-PLACEMENT INSPECTION
4.1—Protection and curing
4.2—Forms, shore removal, and reshoring
4.3—Strength test specimens
SECTION 5—CONCRETE ANCHORS
SECTION 6—ERECTION OF PRECAST CONCRETE
NOTES TO SPECIFIERS
Foreword to checklists
OPTIONAL REQUIREMENTS CHECKLIST