Evaluation of in-place shotcrete requires experience, education, and engineering judgement. This document serves as a guide for engineers, inspectors, contractors, and others involved in accepting, rejecting, or evaluating in-place dry or wet mix shotcrete.
Keywords: brooming; construction practices; cracking (fracturing); defects; dry mix; finishing; in-situ testing; inspection; lenses; nozzleman; overspray; permeability; quality; sags; sand pockets; screeding; shotcrete; trowel cutting; visual appearance voids; wet mix.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1 - Introduction
Chapter 2 - Strength
2.2 Destructive testing
2.3 Nondestructive testing
Chapter 3 - Bond and Voids
3.3 Direct tension (tensile bond)
3.4 Sonic and radar methods
3.5 Infrared thermography
Chapter 4 - Density
Chapter 5 - Permeability
5.2 Permeability tests
Chapter 6 - Evaluation of Plastic Shotcrete
6.2 Tests applicable for wet process shotcrete
6.3 Test applicable for dry mix process shotcrete
Chapter 7 - Determination of Shotcrete
7.3 Test procedure
Chapter 8 - References
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