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RE: High Strength Concrete

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		Air entrainment,
		Slope to drain,
		Light Broom finish,
		If cracks are not acceptable, either provide or require a repair method,
		If the elements are corrosive, some method of protecting the steel 
underneath and reinforcing within: corrosion-inhibiting admixture, pozzolan 
 (I know, ACI does not use that term anymore) that densifies the concrete, 
good vibration techniques or SCC, ...

		Have you said "DOH!" to all of these?
	Jim Getaz

-----Original Message-----
From: seaint-seaosc(--nospam--at) [mailto:seaint-seaosc(--nospam--at)] On 
Behalf Of Polhemus, William Sent: Tuesday, January 14, 2014 9:17 AM
To: seaint-seaosc(--nospam--at)
Subject: [SEAINT-SEAOSC] High Strength Concrete

I'm not sure if 6000 PSI concrete counts as high-strength anymore, but I 
would like some recommendations for information to include in a 
specification for 6000 PSI concrete for an elevated slab on the composite 
deck that will be outside and exposed to the elements.

W. L. Polhemus, Jr. P.E.


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