SHOTCRETING ON CHALK: SOME PRELIMINARY TRIALS

This report describes the spraying and testing of ten panels of shotcrete sprayed onto a vertical chalk face. Overall some 7 to 26 per cent of the sprayed materials rebounded from the face the amount decreasing with increasing operator experience. The shotcrete in the panels was found to be strong and dense by comparison with conventionally deposited concrete of similar water/cement ratio.(a) /TRRL/

  • Corporate Authors:

    Transport and Road Research Laboratory (TRRL)

    Wokingham, Berkshire  United Kingdom 
  • Authors:
    • McCaul, C
    • RYLEY, M D
  • Publication Date: 0

Media Info

  • Features: Figures; Photos; References; Tables;
  • Pagination: 12 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00138933
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Transport and Road Research Laboratory (TRRL)
  • Report/Paper Numbers: TRRL SR 212 UC
  • Files: ITRD, TRIS
  • Created Date: Nov 17 1976 12:00AM