This report provides an overview of current practices of grouting for support of equipment and machinery. Materials and installation methods are described for epoxy and cementitious-based grouts used as the load-transfer material between equipment bases and their foundations. Characteristics of placed material, test methods for forecasting long-term performance, qualification of grout materials, foundation design and detailing considerations, and installation procedures are described.
Keywords: bleeding; consistency tests; curing; durability; epoxy grout; cementitious-based grout; equipment grout; formwork (construction); foundations; grout; hydraulic cement grout; inspection; machinery grout; mixing; placing; sand-cement grout; stiffness; strength; tests; volume change.
Table of Contents
3.2—Overview of nonshrink grouts
Chapter 4—Nonshrink cementitious grouts
Chapter 5—Nonshrink epoxy grouts
Chapter 6—Design, detailing, and construction
6.1—Design and detailing considerations for grout
6.2—Preparation for grouting
6.3—Grout mixing and placing
6.4—Curing and protection
7.1—Referenced standards and reports
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