NEW FOR 2014 Although troweled lightweight concrete has been successfully used in suspended floor slabs for several decades, many problems with delaminations have occurred in recent years. Numerous projects have had major schedule and financial difficulties due to these problems. Reasons for the increase in problems will be given, as well as ways to minimize future problems. A roundtable discussion and Q&A will follow the presentation, with the presenters and experts in various lightweight concrete disciplines interacting with the audience.
- Identify the reasons for the increase in floor surface delaminations in recent years
- Optimize the light-weight concrete mix design to help the finisher minimize problems but still meet specs
- Describe what each team member can do to help the others achieve success and avoid problems
- Utilize appropriate finishing tools, equipment, techniques & timing to minimize problems
Credits: 1.5 hours AIA/CES LU|HSW, PDH
Education Tracks: Technical Updates
Event Type: WOC 90-Minute Seminars > Session
Senior Consultant - Principal at Structural Services Inc.
New Smyrna Beach, FL , United States
Bob Simonelli is a Senior Flooring Consultant for Structural Services Incorporated with over 35 years of experience specializing in the installation, techniques and procedures of various types of floor slabs, specifications and construction. Specializatio …
Vice President, Principal at Structural Services Inc.
Jonesboro, GA , United States
Jerry Holland, PE, FACI is Director of Design Services for Structural Services Incorporated and is located in their Atlanta, Georgia office. He has over 45 years of worldwide experience in design, construction and troubleshooting concrete materials, flo …