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R Hot Weather Concreting. ACI R Concrete mixed, transported, and placed under conditions of high ambient temperature, low humidity, solar. Temperature, volume changes, and cracking problems associated with mass concrete are treated more thoroughly in ACI R, R, and R. ACI Committee defines hot weather as any combination of high ambient temperature, high concrete temperature, low relative humidity, wind speed and.

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If the placing rate isnot coordinated with the available work force and equipment, the quality of the work will be marred by cold 035r, poor consolidation, and uneven surface finishes. Although pertinent to concrete placed under all conditions, this points to the 30r need to control the use of additional water in concrete placed under hot weather conditions; see Section 2.

To keep it cold, tanks, pipes, or trucks used for storing or transporting water should be either insulated, painted white, or both.

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When evaluating admixas workability, pumpability, early tures, properties such strength 30r5, placing and finishing characteristics, appearance, and effecton reuse of molds and forms should be considered in addition to the basic properties ofslump retention, 305f time, and strength.

Any qci errata are included with individual documents at the time of purchase. Theconcrete shouldnotbe placed faster than 3055r can be properly consolidated and finished. It can be provided ponding, covering with clean sand by kept continuously wet, or continuous sprinkling. Slump can easily change due to minor changes in materials and concrete characteristics.

All rights reserved including rights of reproduction and use in any 30r or by any means,includingthemaking of copies by anyphoto process. Under these conditions, the concrete should be protected by placing several layers of waterproof paperover the concrete, or by using other insulating methods and materialsdescribed in AC1 R.


It may also be produced and used as flake ice. Pressure washers with a suitable nozzle attachment may be a practical meansfor fogging on smaller jobs.

Determine the slump and record as initial slump; 4. A complete catalog of all AC1 publications is available without charge. 305g theslump and record as estimated placement slump. This will require an ample water supply and disposal of the runoff.

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Water can be cooled to low as 33 F as I20 80 9 40. Admixtures without a history of satisfactory performance at adi expected hot weather conditions should be evaluated before their use,as explained in Section 2.

Even though water is usedin smaller quantities than the other ingredients, cooled water will reduce the concrete placing temperature, but usually by not more thanapproximately 8 F 4. Choose Product Language English. Afog nozzle should beused to cool theair, to cool any forms and steel immediately ahead, and to lessen rapid evaporation from the concrete surface before and after each finishing operation.

Most of these problems relate to the increased rate of cement hydration at higher temperature and increased evaporation rate of moisture from the freshly mixed concrete. With the limitations on accurately predicting slump, as explained in Section 3. This will increase concrete temperature approximately 1 F 0. The concrete that sets slowest at F 38 C was the fastest-setting cement when tested at 50 F 10 C.

Finishingof flatwork should commence after surface the sheen of the monomolecular has film disappeared. The air flow will enhance evaporative cooling andcanbringthe coarse aggregate temperature within 2 F 1 C of wet bulb temperature.

This will also reduce thermal shock from rapid temperature drops caused by wide day and night temperature differences or cool rain on concrete heated by the sun earlier in the day.

Cracking may occur when the concrete cools rapidly from a high peak temperature and is restrained from contracting.

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Should the slump be lower than required,the use of midrange water-reducing or high-range water-reducing admixtures is recommended to increase the concrete slump. When sprinkling is used, care must be taken that erosion of the surface does not occur. Some agencies have set a more restrictive limit of 0. Biochimica et Biophysica Acta, 2 Curing should be continued forleast the first days. Committee activities include the development of building codes and specification standards; analysis of research and development results; presentation of construction and repair techniques; and education.


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This limit should be waived for conditions that require further thorough mixing of the concrete: Their effectiveness depends on the chemical reactions of the cement with which they are used in the concrete.

These characteristics may influence selection of an admixture and its dosage more than properties usually covered by most specifications. The Institute shall be liable for any loss not or damage arising therefrom. This type of cracking is usually associated witha cooling rateof more than 5 F 3 C per h, or more than50 F 28 Aaci in a 24 h period for concrete witha least dimension less than about12 in.

Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. Concrete mixtures that obtain high strength at an early age will develop high concrete temperature during initial curing. Crushed coarse aggregate also contributes to higher water demand, but is reported to provide better resistance to cracking than rounded gravels AC1 R.

The most commonlyquoted value is 0.

Gene Daniel Richard D. High water temperatures cause higher concrete temperatures, and as the concrete temperature increases, morewaterisneededtoobtain the same slump. This method, however, involves a relatively high installation cost. Determine other properties of fresh concrete temperature, air content, unit weightand mold strength test specimens. High concrete temperatures, high wind speed, and low humidity, alone in or combination, cause rapid evaporation of surface water.

The system enables cooling by as much as 20 F 1 1 C. Thehigher watercontent will cause strength loss and increase the cracking tendencyof the concrete unless offset by measures describedin Sections afi. Bureau o Reclamation