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HIDDEN ISSUES WITH RAAC: CONCRETE SOCIETY TECHNICAL EVENT 17/04/2024

This Concrete Society (Wales Region) Technical Event will be hosted at Beton Bauen and a presentation delivered by materials scientist Christian Stone, representing Concrete Preservation Technologies (CPT)


Beton Bauen Concrete Society Hidden Issues with RAAC

Event: Concrete Society Technical Event

Topic: Hidden Issues within RAAC - from Research to Remediation Date: Wednesday 17th April 2024

Venue: Beton Bauen, Caerphilly, CF83 2BJ

Times: 8.00am Breakfast & Refreshments, 8.30am Presentation

Cost: FREE to Concrete Society Members


HIDDEN ISSUES WITH RAAC

FROM RESEARCH TO REMEDIATION

This latest Technical Event offers Concrete Society Members a brief insight into research and findings of RAAC - the hidden issues, remedial methods and long-term protection. The 45-60 minute talk will be given by Christian Stone, a Materials Scientist, representing Concrete Preservation Technologies Ltd. (CPT), who has led their RAAC program, and now splits his time between research with Chris Goodier at Loughborough University and CPT. CPT has been undertaking research into RAAC for 5 years for the NHS independently and in collaboration with Loughborough University. This presentation covers the major findings on the variation within RAAC manufacture and installation, issues with maintenance and alterations, corrosion in RAAC and the developed technology CPT has implemented to control corrosion in RAAC. 

   

Breakfast and refreshments will be served at 8.00am, prior to the presentation at 8.30am. Places are limited to 25 and will be assigned on a first come basis. The Technical Event will take place at Beton Bauen's head office in Caerphilly and should cover the following:

  • Load tests

  • AAC chemistry    

  • The variety of anticorrosion coatings

  • The degradation mechanisms that can lead to corrosion

  • Testing for corrosion using specially developed techniques for RAAC

  • Cathodic protection technology used to mitigate the corrosion



The Event Flyer and Booking Form are available to download now... CLICK HERE

To find out more about The Concrete Society Wales Region and events taking place in your area, visit www.concrete.org.uk.




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