ACI SPEC-548.9-08: Specification for Type ES (Epoxy Slurry) Polymer Overlays for Bridge and Parking Garage Decks

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This Specification covers epoxy slurry (ES) overlay for bridge and parking garage decks. Type ES polymer overlay incorporates low-modulus epoxybased slurry and selected aggregate to produce a flexible, skid-resistant, and water-resistant overlay. The overlay may be used for both new construction and rehabilitation. The overlay is placed by applying the polymer slurry to the surface and broadcasting aggregate. This Specification includes requirements for chemical components, aggregates, storage and handling, surface preparation, surface profile, mixing, placement, finishing, and quality control.

Keywords: aggregate; bridge decks; epoxy; overlays; mortar; parking garage decks; polymer; premixed; resin; slurry.


Document Details

Author: ACI Committee 548

Publication Year: 2008

Pages: 5

Categories: Polymer Concrete, Specifications

Formats: PDF

This document is Historical

Table of Contents

Section 1—General


1.2—Reference standards

1.3—Reference organizations


1.5—Project conditions

1.6—Labeling, storage, and handling of materials


Section 2—Products

2.1—Epoxy binder


2.3—Polymer overlay slurry

Section 3—Execution

3.1—Procedure qualification

3.2—Surface preparation

3.3—Mixing epoxy binder

3.4—Overlay application


3.6—Excess aggregate removal


3.8—Open to traffic

Notes to Specifier

Foreword to checklists

Mandatory Requirements Checklist

Submittals Checklist


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