Volume 6, Issue 9 (October 2009)

    Resistance of Adhesive Bonding of Ultra-High Performance Concrete to Hygrothermal, Corrosive, and Freeze-Thaw Cycling Environments

    (Received 26 June 2008; accepted 17 August 2009)

    Published Online: 2009

    CODEN: JAIOAD

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    Abstract

    Ultra-high performance concrete (UHPC) with its unique material properties is suitable for the application of adhesive bonding as a joining technique. The results presented in this paper were generated as part of a research project aimed at investigating the properties of UHPC adhesive joints in terms of reliability, safety, and load bearing capacity. Fourteen adhesives were tested for strength and durability considering varying conditions of substrate surface pretreatment and different UHPC compositions. Tests under hygrothermal, freezing, and salt-spraying exposures were performed to investigate the long-term durability under different climatic conditions.


    Author Information:

    Krelaus, R.
    Post Graduate Scientist, Former Member of Construction Materials and Chemistry, Univ. of Kassel, Kassel, Hessia

    Wisner, G.
    Graduate Scientist, Joining and Welding, Technical Univ. Braunschweig, Braunschweig, Lower Saxony

    Freisinger-Schadow, S.
    Graduate Scientist, Construction Materials and Chemistry, Univ. of Kassel, Kassel, Hessia

    Schmidt, M.
    Professor, Construction Materials and Chemistry, Univ. of Kassel, Kassel, Hessia

    Böhm, S.
    Professor, Joining and Welding, Technical Univ. Braunschweig, Braunschweig, Lower Saxony

    Dilger, K.
    Professor, Joining and Welding, Technical Univ. Braunschweig, Braunschweig, Lower Saxony


    Stock #: JAI101990

    ISSN: 1546-962X

    DOI: 10.1520/JAI101990

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    Title Resistance of Adhesive Bonding of Ultra-High Performance Concrete to Hygrothermal, Corrosive, and Freeze-Thaw Cycling Environments
    Symposium Presented at the ASTM Third Symposium on Durability of Building and Construction Sealants and Adhesives, 2008-06-26
    Committee C24