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RE: Epoxy Grout for Rock Anchors

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Check out the following US Army Corps of Engineers documents:

	Rock Reinforcement

	Rock Foundations

	Chemical Grouting

	Grouting Technology

	Grouting Methods and Equipment

	Tunnel and Shaft Grouting

Several of these documents have reference lists that can get into some
additional specifics.

Harold Sprague

> -----Original Message-----
> From:	Steven Mallett [SMTP:smallett(--nospam--at)]
> Sent:	Thursday, November 09, 2000 7:37 AM
> To:	seaint(--nospam--at)
> Subject:	Epoxy Grout for Rock Anchors
> I have a project in which I am utilizing grouted rock anchors to resist
> uplift
> forces. Depth of vertical anchors is 15 feet. Anchors will be epoxy
> coated rebar. The three inch drilled holes will likely have up to 10 feet
> of
> groundwater in them.
> I am searching for an epoxy grout product that is insensitive to the
> presence of water and will cure in 5 degrees Celsius (40 degrees F)
> conditions. I have talked to a couple of suppliers, but they are wary
> about the wet conditions. Any recommendations?
> To avoid standing water in the hole, we may run a sleeve down the hole,
> pump the water out and tremie the grout in as we pull the sleeve out. But
> we still have to deal with wet, cold conditions for the grout.
> Your suggestions welcome.
> Steven A. Mallett, P.Eng.
> Dillon Consulting Ltd.
> 137 Chain Lake Drive
> Halifax, NS  B3S 1B3
> Ph.  902-450-4000, Ext.234
> Fax. 902-450-2008