NEW FOR 2014 Although troweled lightweight concrete has been successfully used in suspended floor slabs for several decades, many problems with delaminations have occurred in recent years. Numerous projects have had major schedule and financial difficulties due to these problems. Reasons for the increase in problems will be given, as well as ways to minimize future problems. A roundtable discussion and Q&A will follow the presentation, with the presenters and experts in various lightweight concrete disciplines interacting with the audience.
- Identify the reasons for the increase in floor surface delaminations in recent years
- Optimize the light-weight concrete mix design to help the finisher minimize problems but still meet specs
- Describe what each team member can do to help the others achieve success and avoid problems
- Utilize appropriate finishing tools, equipment, techniques & timing to minimize problems
Credits: 1.5 hours AIA/CES LU|HSW, PDH
Education Tracks: Technical Updates
Event Type: WOC 90-Minute Seminars > Session
Flooring Consultant at Structural Services, Inc.
New Smyrna Beach, FL , United States
Bob Simonelli is a Flooring Consultant specializing in the installation, techniques, and procedures of super flat and high tolerance floors as well as typical concrete floor installation for Structural Services Incorporated. Bob has instructed over 100 p …
Director of Design Services at Structural Services, Inc.
Jonesboro, GA , United States
Jerry Holland, PE, FACI, is Director of Design Services for Structural Services Incorporated and is located in their Atlanta, Georgia office. He has over 40 years of worldwide experience in design, construction and troubleshooting concrete materials, f …