From: Roger Turk <73527.1356(--nospam--at)compuserve.com>
Date: Sun, 27 Jun 1999 10:35:34 -0400
It has been my understanding that shotcrete and Gunite are the same, except
that Gunite is a trademarked name and shotcrete is the generic name. Very
similar to specifying "framing hardware" or Simpson.
Roger Turk, P.E.(Structural)
Laurence B. Oeth wrote:
. > NOTE: Shotcrete and gunnite are not the same. Shotcrete is a concrete
. > mixture which is mixed and pumped and sprayed out the nozzle. With
. > gunnite, water and cementitious materials are mixed at the nozzle.
. > (...or did I get those two reversed? Never can remember) Anyway, both
. > have advantages and disadvantes and are sensitive to the experience of
. > the applicator. Perhaps more for the gunnite.