INTRODUCTION TO THE METHODS OF REMOVING CONCRETE

THIS SECTION OF THE SYMPOSIUM IS CONCERNED WITH QUALITIES OF FUTURE CONCRETES AND METHODS OF OVERCOMING OR DESTROYING THEM AS THE OCCASION DEMANDS. THESE METHODS COULD BE USED IN THE MODIFICATION OF AN EXISTING SURFACE WHICH REQUIRES TREATMENT TO RESTORE ITS ORIGINAL NON-SKID TEXTURE OR SURFACE REGULARITY. CONTROLLED DEMOLITION IS DESCRIBED WITH PARTICULAR REFERENCE TO THE USES OF NON-ABRASIVE SYSTEMS SUCH AS THE THERMIC LANCE, CONTROLLED EXPLOSIVES, AND THE BURSTING OF CONCRETE BY MEANS OF HYDRAULIC RAMS. FUTURE SYSTEMS EMPLOYING MICROWAVES AND LASERS ARE DESCRIBED IN DETAIL.

  • Corporate Authors:

    CONCRETE SOCIETY

    London,   United Kingdom 
  • Authors:
    • Fitzgibbon, M E
  • Publication Date: 1971-9

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  • Accession Number: 00214210
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Apr 2 1973 12:00AM