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Regards,
Harold Sprague


> -----Original Message-----
> From:	Michael Zaitz [SMTP:zmanpe(--nospam--at)bellsouth.net]
> Sent:	Thursday, May 04, 2000 7:11 PM
> To:	seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org
> Subject:	Shrinkage in Concrete
> 
> Hello,
> 
> I have a project for a foundation that will need to be pumped due to lack
> of
> access.  A big concern of the equipment supplier is shrinkage of the
> concrete and achieving tight tolerances for the placement of the concrete.
> What all can I do to eliminate shrinkage in a pumped concrete?  Type 5
> cement? shrinkage reducing admixtures?  Super plasticizer?  Any other
> ideas?
> 
> Thanks
> 
> Mike
> 
> 
>