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Grout for prestressing tendons - grouting procedures

BS EN 446:2007

Grout for prestressing tendons - grouting procedures

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Civil & Structural Supplement




Describes a set of procedures to be used in the grouting of post-tensioned prestressed concrete with common grout. Covers preliminary assessment, suitability testing and quality control procedures for grouts and their component materials. The grout can be used in all types of structures including bridges and buildings.


Supersedes BS EN 446:1997.




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