This article describes a new sewer lining technique developed by Alphacrete Construction Linings (UK) Ltd. The ACL system is based on a premixed wet mortar which is sprayed onto mesh reinforcement, the mix leaving the gun at a low velocity. The concrete mortar with a cement/water ratio between 0.30 to 0.35 is pumped at a pressure of around 20 bars. Test tubes taken for the mortar have shown that the mix is well up to strength with results of 55n/sq mm and 57n/sq mm at seven days. The new structural lining has been designed to take up to 48% of the imposed loading on the 2.4M dia brick barrel sewer at the South Kensington site. Figures quoted by ACL range between 50 and 125 pounds sterling per square metre. (TRRL)

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    IPC Building and Contract Journals Limited

    Surrey House, 1 Throwley Way
    Sutton, Surrey SM1 4QQ,   England 
  • Authors:
    • RIDOUT, G
  • Publication Date: 1984-3

Media Info

  • Features: Photos;
  • Pagination: p. 16-17
  • Serial:
    • Volume: 318
    • Issue Number: 5447
    • Publisher: Reed Business Information, Limited
    • ISSN: 0010-7859

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00386604
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Transport Research Laboratory
  • Files: ITRD, TRIS
  • Created Date: Jul 30 1984 12:00AM