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Fig. 10: Impact of macro-synthetic fibers on slump (Note: 1 mm = 0.0394 in.) • STRUX BT 50 is found to be a more costefficient option as compared to the tested alternative 2.1 in. (54 mm) modified olefin macro-synthetic-based fiber, meeting the desired energy absorption requirements; and • With use of the full TYTRO system, all the specification requirements for this major tunnel project were met. References 1. RMS B82, “Shotcrete Work,” Roads and Maritime Services, Transport for NSW, Government of New South Wales, North Sydney, Australia, 2016, 41 pp. 2. RMS 3211, “Cements, Binders, and Fillers,” Roads and Maritime Services, Transport for NSW, Government of New South Wales, North Sydney, Australia, 2015, 38 pp. 3. Lukkarila, M.R., “Providing Sulfate Resistance in Severe Exposure Conditions,” Shotcrete, V. 16, No. 4, Fall 2014, pp. 28-29. 4. Sawoszczuk, P.; Nokken, M.; and Jolin, M., “Sustainable Fig. 11: Aligned packaging of STRUX BT 50 fibers CCS is an official dealer for REED pumps! We sell all shotcrete/gunite supplies— hoses, pipe, nozzles, clamps, reducers, materials, etc. CCS can handle all your specialty shotcrete projects, and we have ACI Certified Nozzlemen on staff. Nebraska Office: (855) 752-5047 | Illinois Office: (618) 476-7224 E-mail: sales@ccsgrouponline.com Website: www.ccsgrouponline.com Shotcrete • Spring 2016 27


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