FARMINGTON HILLS, MI--The American Concrete Institute (ACI) announces the availability of four new publications to educate and inform industry professionals on the newest concrete-related information and technology. As always, ACI members receive a special discount (up to 40 percent) on all ACI publications. Publications can be ordered by calling 248-848-3800 or online at this website.
Guide to Hot Weather Concreting (305R-10)
This guide identifies problems associated with hot weather concreting and describes practices that alleviate these potential adverse effects. These practices include suggested preparations and procedures for use in general types of hot weather construction, such as pavements, bridges, and buildings.
Publisher: American Concrete Institute Publication Date: October 2010 Number of pages: 23 Order Code: 30510.PR Price: $57.50 (ACI members $35.00)
Guide to Cold Weather Concreting (306R-10)
This guide discusses: concrete temperature during mixing and placing, temperature loss during delivery, preparation for cold weather concreting, protection requirements for concrete that does not require construction supports, estimating strength development, methods of protection, curing requirements, and admixtures for accelerating setting and strength gain including antifreeze admixtures.
Publisher: American Concrete Institute Publication Date: October 2010 Number of pages: 26 Order Code: 30610.PR Price: $60.50 (ACI members $37.00)
Report on Corrosion and Repair of Grouted Multistrand and Bar Tendon Systems (423.8R-10)
This report gives general information regarding the evaluation of corrosion damage in structures reinforced with grouted multistrand and bar tendons. A review of current practice is included along with the historical background. Specific potential problem areas for grouted tendons are discussed for each critical part of the tendon. Current methods for evaluating corrosion damage and typical repair schemes are included.
Publisher: American Concrete Institute Publication Date: October 2010 Number of pages: 10 Order Code: 423810.PR Price: $41.50 (ACI members $25.00)
Specification for Producing a Skid-Resistant Surface on Concrete by the Use of Epoxy and Aggregate (503.3-10)
This specification describes the work of producing a skid-resistant surface on hardened concrete by the application of a multi-component epoxy resin. It includes controls for resin labeling, storage, handling, mixing, and application; surface evaluation and preparation; and inspection and quality. In addition, it describes an aggregate to be used with the coating. Also available in a Metric version.
Publisher: American Concrete Institute Publication Date: October 2010 Number of pages: 5 Order Code: 503310.PR Price: $32.50 (ACI members $20.00)