Tolerance, Concrete

Definition: the permitted deviation from a specified dimension, location, or quantity.- ACI Concrete Terminology

Tolerances are a means to establish permissible variation in dimension and location, giving both the designer and the contractor limits within which the work is to be performed. They are the means by which the designer conveys to the contractor the performance expectations upon which the design is based or that the project requires. Such specified tolerances should reflect design assumptions and project needs, being neither overly restrictive nor lenient.

Practice oriented papers and articles ON TOLERANCE, CONCRETE

Laser Scanning Basics for Concrete Tolerance Verification

Publication: Concrete International
Date: 9/1/2023

Concrete Q&A: Do Details in the Structural or Architectural Sheets Eliminate Tolerances?

Publication: Concrete International
Date: 3/1/2023

Concrete Q&A: Tolerances for Concrete Openings

Publication: Concrete International
Date: 1/1/2023

Presenting Laser Scan Results for Slabs-on-Ground

Publication: Concrete International
Date: 9/1/2022

Industrial Floors with Fiber-Reinforced Concrete: A Review of Knowledge and Experience

Publication: Concrete International
Date: 7/1/2022

Slab-on-Ground Thickness Measurement

Publication: Concrete International
Date: 7/1/2022

A Review of Current Superplasticizers Highlighting their Specific Properties and Advantages

Publication: Special Publication
Date: 7/1/2022

Molecular Design of an Allylether PCE with Enhanced Clay Tollerance

Publication: Special Publication
Date: 7/1/2022

Concrete Q&A: Accepting Substrates Prepared by Other Contractors

Publication: Concrete International
Date: 9/1/2021

Establishing Thickness Tolerances for Parking Lot Slabs

Publication: Concrete International
Date: 7/1/2021

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