In this session, Attendees will learn more about selecting specific repair materials and ingredients for repairing deteriorated concrete surfaces. Proper material selection, material placing through the use of shotcrete and the use of formwork to cast repair materials will be covered. Bonding agents and the performance of bonding tests to ensure a quality repair will be discussed. Attendees will gain a basic understanding of repair material compatibility including drying, shrinkage, permeability, deformability and tensile strength. An evaluation of the latest equipment used to perform both preparation and placement of repair materials as well as an overview of the proper repair of corroding reinforcing steel will be included.
1. Examine how to select specific repair materials and ingredients
2. Discover the latest in equipment handling, preparation and placement of repair materials including placing materials pneumatically (shotcrete) and using formwork to cast repair materials
3. Discuss the basics of repair material compatibility to improve the performance of repairs
4. Determine when and how to use bonding agents and how to perform bonding and shoring plan tests to ensure a quality repair
NOTE: See WE12 - Concrete Repair Fundamentals II.
NOTE: See Concrete Repair Hands-On Training Opportunities:
TUCR1 (Tues 12pm – 3:45pm), TUCR2 (Tues 1:45pm – 5:30pm)
WECR1 (Thurs 12pm – 3:45pm), WECR2 (Wed 1:45pm – 5:30pm)
Presented by the International Concrete Repair Institute.
Credits: 3.0 continuing education hours approved for AIA/CES LU|HSW, PDH, TCA
Education Tracks: Concrete Repair
Event Type: WOC 3-Hour Seminars > Session
Engineering Consultant at McDonald Consulting
Clinton, MS , United States
Jim McDonald is currently the primary consultant with McDonald Consulting, Clinton MS. Jim retired in 2003 from the Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC), Vicksburg, MS, where he was the senior research civil engineer in the Geotechnical and Str …
President, CEO & Founder at Structural Preservation System
Hanover, MD , United States
Peter Emmons is the President Structural Group, CEO & Founder of . Peter has over 40 years experience in repairing, protecting and strengthening concrete. He founded Structural Preservation Systems, Inc (Structural) in 1976, the largest concrete repair co …