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Title: Laboratory investigation of slipform construction for use in mass concrete structures
Authors: United States. Army. Office of the Chief of Engineers.
Saucier, K. L.
Keywords: Concrete construction
Concrete structures
Concrete tests
Mass concrete
Slip forms
Publisher: Concrete Laboratory (U.S.)
Engineer Research and Development Center (U.S.)
Series/Report no.: Technical report (U.S. Army Engineer Waterways Experiment Station) ; C-74-3.
Description: Technical report
Abstract: A laboratory investigation was conducted to study applications of the slipforming technique in mass concrete construction. Opposite sides of large blocks (3 by 6 by 10 ft high (0.9 by 1.8 by 3.0 m)) were slipformed in a specially fabricated test frame using mass concrete mixtures. Variables included casting temperature, type and maximum size of aggregate, use of a lubricating admixture, slipping rate, type of form anchors, and type of slipform surface.
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