POLYMER IMPREGNATION OF NEW CONCRETE BRIDGE DECK SURFACES-INTERIM USERS, MANUAL OF PROCEPURES AND SPECIFICATIONS

A technique of impregnating new concrete bridge deck surfaces with an acrylic polymer to a depth of 1-inch (25 mm) or more for protection against chloride ion intrusion and freeze-thaw deterioration is reported. The process technology, materials, equipment, and safety provisions used in the technique are discussed, with the objective of informing potential users of the various steps necessary to insure successful field application of the process. An appended materials and performance specification is included.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Sponsored by DOT and FHWA. Highway Administration, Offices of Research and Development.
  • Corporate Authors:

    Bureau of Reclamation

    Engineering and Research Center, Bldg 67, Denver Federal Center
    Denver, CO  USA  80225

    Federal Highway Administration

    1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE
    Washington, DC  USA  20590
  • Authors:
    • Smoak, W G
  • Publication Date: 1975-6

Media Info

  • Features: Appendices; Figures;
  • Pagination: 1 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00134695
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Technical Information Service
  • Report/Paper Numbers: FHWA-RD-75- 72 Intrm Rpt., FCP 34B1 212
  • Contract Numbers: 2-1-1214
  • Files: TRIS, USDOT
  • Created Date: Aug 23 1976 12:00AM