This publication describes and illustrates how to properly place quality shotcrete. Beginning with an explanation of what shotcrete is, chapters cover equipment, materials, environmental conditions, inspection and surface preparation, placement principles and techniques, finishing and tolerances, safety, and testing.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1 What the Shotcrete Craftsman Should Know About Concrete
Chapter 2 Concrete Materials
Chapter 3 Mixture Proportioning
Chapter 4 What is Shotcrete?
Chapter 5 Shotcrete Materials
Chapter 6 Shotcrete Equipment
Chapter 7 Preparation Before Shooting
Chapter 8 Shotcrete Placement Principles and Techniques
Chapter 9 Communication
Chapter 10 Environmental Conditions and Precautions
Chapter 11 Finishing and Tolerance Controls
Chapter 12 Safety
Chapter 13 Testing/Quality
Appendix A Definitions
Appendix B Evaporation Rate Chart
Appendix C Core Grading
Appendix D Elements of Good Shotcrete
Appendix E Conversion Factors
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