515.1R-85: Guide to the Use of Waterproofing, Dampproofing, Protective, and Decorative Barrier Systems for Concrete

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**WITHDRAWN DOCUMENT - This document has been discontinued by ACI and is available for informational purposes only.


Separate chapters cover various barrier (coating) systems for concrete structures: waterproofing barrier systems, dampproofing barrier systems, protective barrier systems, and decorative paint barrier systems. Types and performance requirements for the barrier systems are discussed, and information on concrete conditioning and surface preparation.


Document Details

Author: ACI Committee 515

Publication Year: 2017

Pages: 44


Categories: Waterproofing

Formats: PDF

This document is Withdrawn

Table of Contents

Chapter 1--Introduction

1.1--General discussion

1.2--The systems concept for barriers

1.3--Barrier performance difficult to define

1.4--Economic factors for barrier selection

1.5--Inspection during application

1.6--Safety requirements

Chapter 2--Barrier systems: types and performance requirements

2.1--Definitions of barrier systems

2.2--When waterproofing is used

2.3--When dampproofing is used

2.4--When protective barrier systems are used

2.5--Susceptibility of concrete to attack by chemicals

2.6--When decorative painting barrier systems are used

Chapter 3--Concrete conditioning and surface preparation

3.1--General requirements

3.2--Repair of surface defects

3.3--Stopping or rerouting of water

3.4--Surface preparation

Chapter 4--Waterproofing barrier systems

4.1--Characteristics of waterproofing

4.2--Guide to selection

4.3--Design and application

4.4--Inspection and sampling

4.5--Preconstruction conference checklist

Chapter 5--Dampproofing barrier systems

5.1--Characteristics of dampproofing

5.2--Guide to selection of dampproofing barriers


Chapter 6--Protective barrier systems

6.1--Characteristics of a protective barrier system

6.2--Elements of a protective barrier system

6.3--Guide for selection of protective barrier systems

6.4--Description of barrier materials

6.5--Special composite barriers

6.6--Testing of completed barrier systems

Chapter 7--Decorative paint barrier systems

7.1--Characteristics of decorative paint systems

7.2--Guide to selection of decorative paints

7.3--Types of paints

7.4--Painting procedures

7.5--Repainting procedures


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