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Fig. 9: Heavy reinforcing layout for a parking garage wall is finally approved as the method to place concrete on the project, it’s time to build the job. Figure 9 shows why it is so important to have all submittals complete. This project is an advanced shotcrete project. To properly shotcrete this type of project with thick walls, heavy reinforcing bar sizes, and tight spacing requires using a qualified shotcrete Fig. 10: Completed parking garage wall contractor with a proper concrete mixture design, well-maintained and smoothly operating equipment, and a highly trained crew. In Fig. 10, you’ll see the completed wall depicted in Fig. 9. Note the steel trowel finish with chamfered corners that resulted from excellent shotcrete finishing; there was no forming or sacking required. ONLINE BUYERS GUIDE Online tool offers the industry free access to products and services of the leading companies in the shotcrete industry The ASA Buyers Guide will help you find companies that continually prove their commitment to the shotcrete process and its quality by supporting ASA through Corporate Membership www.shotcrete.org/ BuyersGuide Shotcrete • Summer 2016 13


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