Reference : Quality assurance in repairing industrial floors: parameters and recommendations
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Quality assurance in repairing industrial floors: parameters and recommendations
Courard, Luc mailto [Université de Liège - ULiège > Département Argenco : Secteur GeMMe > Matériaux de construction non métalliques du génie civil >]
Bissonnette, Benoît mailto [Université Laval > Génie civil > > >]
Moznot Pocenitive Izvajanja Betonarskih Del
Zajc, A.
Sustercic, J.
18th Slovenski kolokvij o betonih
19 mai 2011
A. Zajc
[en] overlays ; repair ; concrete ; compatibility ; design ; material selection ; quality control ; adhesion ; durability
[en] Since concrete has been used for more than a century, many structures need repair in different degrees and others need strengthening to withstand higher loads. Moreover, the number of new concrete structures is constantly increasing, and therefore repair or retrofitting requirements increase. Present concerns of sustainable development emphasizing repair or strengthening instead of new construction, acts as incentive to this trend.
The bonded overlay technique is particularly suitable in the case of structures with large areas like industrial floors. This paper has the ambition to present reliable design methodology for the practitioner. Surface preparation, overlay design and material selection, application process and QC/QA are discussed and guidelines are proposed in order to enhance quality of repair operations.
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