546R-04: Concrete Repair Guide

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This document provides guidance on the selection and application of materials and methods for the repair, protection, and strengthening of concrete structures. An overview of materials and methods is presented as a guide for making a selection for a particular application. References are provided for obtaining in-depth information on the selected materials or methods.

Keywords: anchorage; cementitious; coatings; concrete; joint sealant; placement; polymer; reinforcement; repair


Document Details

Author: ACI Committee 546

Publication Year: 2017

Pages: 53

ISBN: 9780870311697

Categories: Repair

Formats: PDF

This document is Historical

Table of Contents

Chapter 1—Introduction

1.1—Use of this document


1.3—Repair methodology

1.4—Design considerations

1.5—Format and organization

Chapter 2—Concrete removal, preparation, and repair techniques

2.1—Introduction and general considerations

2.2—Concrete removal

2.3—Surface preparation

2.4—Reinforcement repair

2.5—Anchorage methods and materials

2.6—Materials placement for various repair techniques

2.7—Bonding methods

Chapter 3—Repair materials


3.2—Cementitious materials

3.3—Polymer materials

3.4—Bonding materials

3.5—Coatings on reinforcement


3.7—Material selection

Chapter 4—Protective systems

4.1—Introduction and selection factors

4.2—Concrete surface preparation and installation requirements

4.3—Typical selection problems

4.4—Systems concept

4.5—Surface treatments

4.6—Joint sealants

4.7—Cathodic protection

4.8—Chloride extraction


Chapter 5—Strengthening techniques


5.2—Internal structural repair (restoration to original member strength)

5.3—Interior reinforcement

5.4—Exterior reinforcement (encased and exposed)

5.5—Exterior post-tensioning

5.6—Jackets and collars

5.7—Supplemental members

5.8—Repair of concrete columns

5.9—Column repair parameters

Chapter 6—References

6.1—Referenced standards and reports

6.2—Cited references


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