From: Roger Turk <73527.1356(--nospam--at)compuserve.com>
Date: Fri, 7 Sep 2001 18:38:26 -0400
Peder Golberg wrote:
. > I have a different definition. Gunite is a copyrighted trade name from
. > the guy who invented the cement gun back in 1910. Shotcrete term came in
. > the 1930's from the AREA (railroad engineers) folks to describe the gunite
. > process. ACI has adopted the term "Shotcrete" (both wet or dry mixed)
. > for ALL pneumatically applied mortar or concrete back in 1966. These
. > definitions are from an ACI 506 seminar attended last year in Portland.
. > Both wet and dry mix shotcrete has its own advantages and disadvantages.
. > Peder Golberg, PE. SE
And the latest issue of ACI's Concrete International has an extensive article
on structural shotcreting.
A. Roger Turk, P.E.(Structural)
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