ACI PRC-364.15-18: TechNote: Significance of the Shrinkage-Compensating and Nonshrink Labels on Packaged Repair Materials

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Question: What does it mean when a packaged repair material is labeled as shrinkage-compensating or nonshrink?

Answer: The terms ‘shrinkage-compensating’ and ‘nonshrink’ are both intended to describe materials that exhibit no or little net contraction as a result of shrinkage. In practice, however, these terms are of limited use in the selection of repair materials without supporting test data on time-dependent volume changes.

Keywords: cracking; expansion; nonshrink; packaged; prestress; repair material; restraint; shrinkage-compensating; tensile stress.


Document Details

Author: ACI Committee 364

Pages: 4


Categories: Repair

Formats: PDF

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