ACI R Cold Weather Concreting. Reported by ACI Committee Nicholas J. Carino, Chairman*. Fred A. Anderson*. Peter Antonich. George R. U. Burg. distribution and storage media, without the written consent of ACI. . ACI R- 10 supersedes ACI R and was adopted and published October ACI R: Guide to Cold Weather Concreting. or performed as applicable only by individuals holding the appropriate ACI Certifications or equivalent.
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Dry hot air instead of steam has been used quired to raise the temperature of the ice to 32 F 360r Cto keep aggregates ice free. What should be the haust gases are vented from the firebox to the outside thickness of the polystyrene boards? Wci owner must decide whether the extra freezing – to produce the strength required for form costs involved in cold weather concreting operations are removal or structural safety see Chapters 5 and 6.
Physical and Me- Monfore, G. Also, Re- search Department Bulletin No. During cold weather, bleed water 2.
The contractor would like to use plain expanded combustion afi blown into the heated area. There should be a sufficient number of tained. Particle board low density 1. The during daytime and freezing during nighttime should be record should include temperatures at several points air entrained and protected from freezing until a within the enclosure and acci the concrete surface, cor- strength of at least psi 24 MPa has been at- ners, and edges.
Hydronic Heat Now in ACI 306 Specification
If wedges are used to separate forms from young time must be provided beyond the minimums given in concrete, they should be made of wood. Carbon monoxide, which can expedite finishing in cold 306d, but it will impair result from partial combustion, and high levels of car- long-term concrete properties. The cement recommended as concrete sections become larger.
Otherwise, proper tem- ment should always be near the minimum temperatures peratures at corners, edges, and in thin sections may given in Chapter 3, Table 3. During the protection period, Perlite expanded 2. For many structural concretes, pro- 3.
Therefore, the thickness of insulation for these parts should be about three times the thickness 7. These short periods are tinue to cure when natural conditions are favorable. Tests on concrete made with the cements to be curs.
For should be added after the aggregates. For concrete with a Line 1 in Table 5. Therefore, insulated new concrete is vulnerable to freezing when it is in a forms are required only to prevent freezing of concrete critically saturated condition.
Normally, mea- should rise above 50 F 10 C is eliminated.
Efficient Hydronic Heat Chapter 9 covering the equipment used for concrete protection contains some of the most significant changes. This Construction amount by itself has a limited effect on early strength No further protection is necessary unless a cer- tion.
The use of air heat requires construction of costly enclosures, which must be heated in addition to protecting the concrete.
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The day strength for each type of cement was considered as percent in determining the times to reach various percentages of this strength for cur- essary to safeguard all members of the structure.
Examples of this occurrence are as fol- consecutive days, the concrete should no longer be re- lows Wright and Jencks Concrete placed during cold weather will develop sufficient strength and durability to satisfy intended service requirements when it is properly proportioned, produced, placed, and protected. Concrete is to be continuously agitated in a re- temperature of at least 10 F – 12 C immediately be- volving drum mixer during a 1-hr delivery period. To facilitate mix- placement temperature of concrete should be deter- ing, about three-fourths of the added hot water should mined according to ASTM C For protection periods between 3 and 7 pliable blankets of foamed vinyl with an extruded vinyl days, interpolation between the values in the tables or backing.
In addition, strict fire prevention measures should be enforced. The gate, mixing may be more difficult. These minimum strength of psi will not be damaged by one cycle of protection periods are recommended unless the in-place freezing and thawing Powers ; Hoff and Buck strength of the concrete has attained a previously es- However, at a very early age addi- mines the effectiveness of protection, regardless of air tional damage can occur by subsequent freezing of the temperature.
The water-cement ratio should 2. Sections is the least desirable method, since during periods of may be temporarily removed to permit placing addi- subfreezing temperatures it produces icing problems tional forms or concrete, but scheduling of this work where water runs out of the enclosure or where there is must insure that the previously placed concrete does not a poor seal.
While it is difficult to heat aggregates uniformly to a predetermined tem- 3.