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ACI 306R

Guide to Cold Weather Concreting

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Organization: ACI
Publication Date: 1 September 2016
Status: active
Page Count: 28
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This guide discusses general recommendations, concrete temperature during mixing and placing, temperature loss during delivery, preparation for cold weather concreting, protection requirements for concrete with or without construction supports, estimating strength development, methods of protection, curing recommendations, and admixtures for accelerating setting and strength gain including antifreeze admixtures.

The materials, processes, quality-control measures, and inspections described in this document should be tested, monitored, or performed as applicable only by individuals holding the appropriate ACI Certifications or equivalent.

Document History

ACI 306R
September 1, 2016
Guide to Cold Weather Concreting
This guide discusses general recommendations, concrete temperature during mixing and placing, temperature loss during delivery, preparation for cold weather concreting, protection requirements for...
October 1, 2010
Guide to Cold Weather Concreting
INTRODUCTION Cold weather exists when the air temperature has fallen to, or is expected to fall below 40°F (4°C) during the protection period. The protection period is defined as the time required...
January 1, 1988
Cold Weather Concreting
The general requirements for producing satisfactory concrete during cold weather are discussed, and methods for satisfying these requirements are described. One of the objectives of cold weather...
January 1, 1988
Cold Weather Concreting
INTRODUCTION Definition of cold weather This report describes construction procedures which, if properly followed, can result in concrete placed in cold weather of sufficient strength and durability...
January 1, 1988
Cold Weather Concreting
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