Accession Number : AD0761077

Title :   Technical Information Pamphlet on Use of Fibrous Concrete (Applicability of Fibrous Concrete for Military Facilities)

Descriptive Note : Preliminary rept.

Corporate Author : CONSTRUCTION ENGINEERING RESEARCH LAB (ARMY) CHAMPAIGN IL

Personal Author(s) : Williamson, G R ; Gray, B H

PDF Url : AD0761077

Report Date : May 1973

Pagination or Media Count : 18

Abstract : The report discusses various guidelines for the use of fibrous (steel fibers) concrete by field personnel. Included are definitions of the nature of fibrous concrete, reasons for using it, properties and characteristics of the material, types and sources of steel fibers, and concrete mix design procedures. The report specifically discusses methods for handling and batching steel fibers, concrete quality control, and concrete placing, finishing, and curing. Explanations of promising applications, costs, and sources of assistance are provided.

Descriptors :   *REINFORCED CONCRETE, AGING(MATERIALS), COSTS, FIBERS, HANDBOOKS, MANUFACTURING, STEEL, TRAFFICABILITY, WEAR RESISTANCE

Subject Categories : Construction Equipment, Materials & Supplies

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE