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Shotcrete Corner and In-Place Testing; and C09.66, Concrete’s Reinforced Concrete (Using Beam with Third- Resistance to Fluid Penetration. The author also Point Loading”: This is another fiber-reinforced attended the committee meetings. The current test standard used in the shotcrete industry. It status of these committees is reported as follows. is current with ASTM. The C09.46 subcommittee outgoing Chair is ASTM Subcommittee C09.66 also met at the Mark Lukkarila and the incoming Chair is Richard June 2013 ASTM Committee Week. In discussions Schwartz. The C09.46 subcommittee is responsible there, the subject arose of the pertinence of ASTM for the following standards: C642-13, “Standard Test Method for Density, • ASTM C1140/C1140M-11, “Practice for Absorption, and Voids in Hardened Concrete.” Preparing and Testing Specimens from The document status is current, but there was Shotcrete Test Panels”: The document is current discussion that the description and purpose of the and not under active revision. test need revision. This will be considered by the • ASTM C1141/C1141M-08, “Specification for subcommittee as new business. The outgoing Admixtures for Shotcrete”: The document is Chair is Toy Poole and the incoming Chair of currently being considered by the committee C09.66 is Ken Snyder. for revision. Readers are encouraged to contact the afore- • ASTM C1385/C1385M-10, “Practice for Samp- mentioned Chairs or the author if you have questions ling Materials for Shotcrete”: The document or if you are interested in participating in the is current. development of documents concerning the use • ASTM C1398-07, “Standard Test Method for of shotcrete. The Laboratory Determination of the Time of Setting of Hydraulic Cement Mortars Containing Additives for Shotcrete by the Use of Gillmore Needles (Withdrawn 2010)”: The document Charles Hanskat, PE, is Man- was not updated and due to limited use has aging Principal at Hanskat been withdrawn by ASTM International. Consulting Group, LLC, a firm • ASTM C1436-08, “Specification for Materials he founded in 2012 located in for Shotcrete”: The current document is being Northbrook, IL. He received his revised and will be in balloting. BS and MS in civil engineering • ASTM C1480/C1480M-07(2012), “Specifi- from the University of Florida. cation for Packaged, Pre-Blended, Dry, Com- Hanskat is a licensed profes- bined Materials for Use in Wet or Dry Shotcrete sional engineer in 23 states. He has been involved Application”: The document was recently in the design, construction, and evaluation of envi- reapproved by the committee. ronmental concrete and shotcrete structures for • ASTM C1604/C1604M-05(2012), “Standard over 35 years. Hanskat is an ASA Vice President, Test Method for Obtaining and Testing Drilled Board member, and Chair of the ASA Sustain- Cores of Shotcrete”: This document was ability Committee. He is also a member of ACI recently reapproved by the committee. It is Committees 301, Specifications for Concrete; 350, currently being evaluated for revisions by the Environmental Engineering Concrete Structures; task group of Curt White and the author. 371, Elevated Tanks with Concrete Pedestals; 372, Many members of the shotcrete subcommittee Tanks Wrapped with Wire or Strand; 376, Concrete are also members of ASTM Subcommittee Structures for Refrigerated Liquefied Gas Contain- C09.42, Fiber-Reinforced Concrete. Documents ment; and 506, Shotcreting; and Joint ACI-ASCE from this subcommittee that are useful for Committee 334, Concrete Shell Design and Con- shotcrete include: struction. Hanskat’s service to the American • ASTM C1550-12a, “Test Method for Flexural Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), the National Toughness of Fiber-Reinforced Concrete Society of Professional Engineers (NSPE), and (Using Centrally Loaded Round Panel)”: the Florida Engineering Society (FES) in over 50 Because this test method has been used committee and officer positions at the national, primarily to characterize fiber-reinforced state, and local levels was highlighted when he shotcrete to date, there is continuing interest served as State President of FES and then as by ASTM Subcommittee C09.46, ACI Com- National Director of NSPE. He served as a Dis- mittee 506, and ASA members. This test trict Director of Tau Beta Pi for 25 years from method is current. 1977 to 2002. He is a Fellow of ACI, ASCE, and • ASTM C1609/C1609M-12, “Standard Test FES and a member of ASA, NSPE, ASTM Interna- Method for Flexural Performance of Fiber- tional, AWWA, NFPA, and ASCC. 46 Shotcrete • Summer 2013


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