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Safety Shooter Andy Kultgen is an Engineer at Construction Forms, Inc., based in Port Washington, WI. Since 2011, he has been in - volved in research and devel- opment as well as technical and field engineering for the concrete pumping and mining industries. He has worked on customized prod- ucts and layout plans for concrete pumping on several record-setting projects in the United States and around the world. Kultgen received his BS specializing in machinery systems engi- neering from the University of Wisconsin. He is active in ASA and ACI, and is focusing on fur- thering research in wet-mix nozzle performance and developing improved nozzle designs, as well as encouraging safe practices in the concrete Fig. 3: Many hoses have a sight hole so you can check if the hose is pumping industry. seated all the way to the end of the ferrule and is not pulling out ACI 506.2-13 Specification for Shotcrete has been newly revised and updated, and is now available for purchase! This long anticipated specifica- tion contains the construction requirements for the application of shotcrete. Both wet-mix and dry-mix shotcrete are specified, and the minimum standards for testing, materials, and execution are provided. Visit the ASA Bookstore to purchase today! Shotcrete • Spring 2014 37


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