This guide is a companion document to ACI 506.2, “Specification for Shotcrete,” and provides information on materials and properties of both dry-mix and wet-mix shotcrete. Most facets of the shotcrete process are covered, including application procedures, equipment requirements, and responsibilities of the shotcrete crew. Other aspects, such as preconstruction trials, craftsman qualification tests, materials tests, finished shotcrete acceptance tests, and equipment, are also discussed.
Keywords: dry-mix shotcrete; mixture proportion; placing; quality control; shotcrete; wet-mix shotcrete.
Table of Contents
Research and development
1.3—References: See Part 7—References
1.5—Preconstruction testing by contractor
1.6—Testing during construction: quality assurance and quality control
1.7—Delivery, storage, and handling
2.2—Packaged shotcrete materials
2.6—Batching and mixing
4.9—Plant layout and operation
4.10—Other uses of shotcrete equipment
PART 5—CREW ORGANIZATION
5.2—Composition and crew duties
6.2—Formwork reduction or elimination
6.4—Repair and rehabilitation
6.5—Creativity and efficiency of shotcrete sections
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