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Aggregate Industries Specialty Placed Concrete
 
         
SECTION 03 37 00
 
         
SPECIALTY PLACED CONCRETE
 
         
 
         
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          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Aggregate Industries; specialty placed concrete.
This section is based on the products of Aggregate Industries, which is located at:
8700 W. Bryn Mawr Ave.
Chicago, IL 60631
Tel: 773-372-1000
Email: request info
Web: https://www.materialsthatperform.com
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Aggregate Industries (US), a member of LafargeHolcim, is an environmentally responsible producer of high quality aggregate-based construction materials in the United States and United Kingdom.
We operate in various regions throughout the US and have a reputation as a trusted partner and reliable producer of building materials.
At Aggregate Industries, our experienced and dedicated employees work proudly, delivering value to our customers and our communities each and every day. We are committed to providing you the highest quality products and customer service in the industry and our dedicated people have worked hard to make your projects reality.
 
          PART 1GENERAL
 
          1.1SECTION INCLUDES
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete items below not required for project.
 
          A.Specialty Placed Concrete of the following types:
          1.Self-consolidating concrete. (Agileflow; formerly Agilia)
          2.High early strength concrete. (RAPIDFORCE; formerly Chronolia)
          3.Thermal fill concrete. (Thermaflow)
          4.Pervious concrete. (Hydromedia)
 
          1.2RELATED SECTIONS
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete any sections below not relevant to this project; add others as required.
 
          A.Section 33 44 13.13 - Catchbasins.
 
          B.Section 32 11 00 - Base Courses.
 
          C.Section 32 12 16.33 - Granulated Rubber-Modified Asphalt Paving.
 
          D.Section 03 30 00 - Cast-in-Place Concrete.
 
          E.Section 03 33 00 - Architectural Concrete.
 
          1.3REFERENCES
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete references from the list below that are not actually required by the text of the edited section.
 
          A.ASTM International (ASTM):
          1.ASTM C33 - Standard Specification for Concrete Aggregates.
          2.ASTM C94 - Standard Specification for Ready-Mixed Concrete.
          3.ASTM C150 - Standard Specification for Portland Cement.
          4.ASTM C494 - Standard Specification for Chemical Admixtures for Concrete.
          5.ASTM C618 - Standard Specification for Coal Fly Ash and Raw or Calcined Natural Pozzolan for Use in Concrete.
          6.ASTM C898 - Standard Guide for Use of High Solids Content, Cold Liquid-Applied Elastomeric Waterproofing Membrane with Separate Wearing Course.
 
          1.4SUBMITTALS
 
          A.Submit under provisions of Section 01 30 00 - Administrative Requirements.
 
          B.Product Data:
          1.Manufacturer's data sheets on each product to be used.
          2.Preparation instructions and recommendations.
          3.Storage and handling requirements and recommendations.
          4.Typical installation methods.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete if not applicable to product type.
 
          C.Verification Samples: Two representative units of each type, size, pattern and color.
 
          D.Shop Drawings: Include details of materials, construction and finish. Include relationship with adjacent construction.
 
          1.5QUALITY ASSURANCE
 
          A.Manufacturer Qualifications: Company specializing in manufacturing products specified in this section with a minimum five years documented experience.
 
          B.Installer Qualifications: Company specializing in performing Work of this section with minimum two years documented experience with projects of similar scope and complexity.
 
          C.Source Limitations: Provide each type of product from a single manufacturing source to ensure uniformity.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Include mock-up if the project size or quality warrant the expense. The following is one example of how a mock-up on might be specified. When deciding on the extent of the mock-up, consider all the major different types of work on the project.
 
          D.Mock-Up: Construct a mock-up with actual materials in sufficient time for Architect's review and to not delay construction progress. Locate mock-up as acceptable to Architect and provide temporary foundations and support.
          1.Intent of mock-up is to demonstrate quality of workmanship and visual appearance.
          2.If mock-up is not acceptable, rebuild mock-up until satisfactory results are achieved.
          3.Retain mock-up during construction as a standard for comparison with completed work.
          4.Do not alter or remove mock-up until work is completed or removal is authorized.
 
          1.6PRE-INSTALLATION CONFERENCE
 
          A.Convene a conference approximately two weeks before scheduled commencement of the Work. Attendees shall include Architect, Contractor and trades involved. Agenda shall include schedule, responsibilities, critical path items and approvals.
 
          1.7DELIVERY, STORAGE, AND HANDLING
 
          A.Store and handle in strict compliance with manufacturer's written instructions and recommendations.
 
          B.Protect from damage due to weather, excessive temperature, and construction operations.
 
          1.8PROJECT CONDITIONS
 
          A.Maintain environmental conditions (temperature, humidity, and ventilation) within limits recommended by manufacturer for optimum results. Do not install products under environmental conditions outside manufacturer's recommended limits.
 
          1.9WARRANTY
 
          A.Manufacturer's Warranty: Provide manufacturer's standard limited warranty.
 
          PART 2PRODUCTS
 
          2.1MANUFACTURERS
 
          A.Acceptable Manufacturer: Aggregate Industries, which is located at: 8700 W. Bryn Mawr Ave.; Chicago, IL 60631; Tel: 773-372-1000; Email: request info; Web: https://www.materialsthatperform.com
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete one of the following two paragraphs; coordinate with requirements of Division 1 section on product options and substitutions.
 
          B.Substitutions: Not permitted.
 
          C.Requests for substitutions will be considered in accordance with provisions of Section 01 60 00 - Product Requirements.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Agileflow is a self-compacting concrete and will flow freely around congested reinforcement without the need for vibration or other energy input. Delete Article if not required.
 
          2.2SELF-CONSOLIDATING CONCRETE
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Agileflow is a self-consolidating concrete for use in all horizontal applications. Delete horizontal applications paragraph if not required.
 
          A.Horizontal Applications:
          1.Basis of Design: Agileflow; as manufactured by Aggregate Industries (US).
          a.Performance and Design Requirements:
          1)Complies with ASTM standards.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete compressive strength options not required.
          2)Compressive Strength: 4500 psi (31,000 kPa).
          3)Compressive Strength: 10,000 psi (69,000 kPa).
          4)Compressive Strength: _____.
          5)Workability: Minimum 2 hours.
          b.Maximum Aggregate Size: 1/2 inch (14 mm).
          c.Contains Supplementary Cement Material.
          d.Applications:
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete application options not required.
          1)Slabs on grade.
          2)Topping slabs.
          3)Elevated slabs.
          4)Light industrial and domestic flooring.
          e.Benefits:
          1)Increased productivity with reduced placement time.
          2)Excellent flowability through congested reinforcing steel.
          3)Compatible with most flooring materials.
          4)Eliminates need for vibration, reducing noise pollution.
          5)Less finishing required.
          f.Limitations:
          1)Not recommended for applications where a grade is required.
          2)Minimum Thickness: 2 inches (50 mm).
          3)Isolation sheet required for installation.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Agileflow is a self-compacting concrete that brings new opportunities to your project. Delete vertical applications paragraph if not required.
 
          B.Vertical Applications:
          1.Basis of Design: Agileflow; as manufactured by Aggregate Industries (US).
          a.Performance and Design Requirements:
          1)Complies with ASTM standards.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete compressive strength options not required.
          2)Compressive Strength: 4500 psi (31,000 kPa).
          3)Compressive Strength: 10,000 psi (69,000 kPa).
          4)Compressive Strength: _____.
          5)Workability: Minimum 2 hours.
          b.Maximum Aggregate Size: 1/2 inch (14 mm).
          c.Contains Supplementary Cement Material.
          d.Applications:
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete application options not required.
          1)Walls with large openings or cast in items.
          2)Architectural concrete.
          3)Heavily reinforced elements.
          e.Benefits:
          1)Increased productivity with reduced placement time.
          2)Excellent flowability through congested reinforcing steel.
          3)Eliminates need for vibration, reducing noise pollution.
          4)Replicates shape and texture of formwork.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** RAPIDFORCE's high early strength gain and hardening properties allow contractors to benefit from more flexibility in construction planning, safer working conditions, early loading of the structures, and associated cost savings. Formworks can be removed 3-5 times faster than standard concrete, resulting in twice as many daily cycles. Delete Article if not required.
 
          2.3HIGH EARLY STRENGTH CONCRETE
 
          A.Basis of Design: RAPIDFORCE; as manufactured by Aggregate Industries (US).
          1.Performance and Design Requirements:
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete options not required.
          a.Design strength reached after 24 hours.
          b.Design strength reached after 48 hours.
          c.Workability: Minimum 90 minutes.
          2.Applications:
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete application options not required.
          a.Airport runways.
          b.Loading docks.
          c.Highway ramps and road repairs.
          d.Concrete walls.
          e.Beams and columns.
          f.Prefabricated systems.
          g.Flat work.
          h.Post-tensioned decks.
          3.Benefits:
          a.Achieves high strength rapidly, without affecting normal placement procedures.
          b.Form work can be removed 4 hours after concrete is batched.
          c.Easier to place than conventional concrete.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Demand for network capacity is growing at a rapid pace, and construction cycles of data centers are faster than ever. Thermaflow Thermal Fill offers predictable thermal performance and may allow contractors and electrical engineers to optimize the design of the conduit capacity and the trench. Our network of technical experts understand the complexities of thermal concrete science and predictable performance. Delete Article if not required.
 
          2.4THERMAL FILL CONCRETE
 
          A.Basis of Design: Thermaflow; as manufactured by Aggregate Industries (US).
          1.Performance and Design Requirements:
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete options not required.
          a.Compressive Strength: As indicated on Drawings.
          b.Compressive Strength: _____.
          c.Thermal Performance, Rho Value: As indicated on Drawings.
          d.Thermal Performance, Rho Value: _____.
          2.Applications:
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete application options not required.
          a.Data centers.
          b.Electric utilities.
          c.Wind farms.
          3.Benefits:
          a.Dissipates the heat generated by buried cables.
          b.Predictable thermal performance.
          c.Easier to place than conventional concrete.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Hydromedia is an ideal solution for surface and stormwater management. A fast draining concrete pavement solution that rapidly directs stormwater off streets, parking surfaces, driveways and walkways. Delete Article if not required.
 
          2.5PERVIOUS CONCRETE
 
          A.Basis of Design: Hydromedia; as manufactured by Aggregate Industries (US).
          1.Performance and Design Requirements:
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete options not required.
          a.Porosity: 20 percent.
          b.Porosity: 35 percent.
          c.Porosity: ______.
          d.Permeability: 150 L/min/sq.m.
          e.Permeability: 1000 L/min/sq.m.
          f.Permeability: _____.
          g.Compressive Strength at 28 days: 1450 psi (10 MPa).
          h.Compressive Strength at 28 days: 2176 psi (20 MPa).
          i.Compressive Strength at 28 days: _____.
          j.Flexural Strength at 28 days: 217 psi (1.5 MPa).
          k.Flexural Strength at 28 days: 435 psi (3 MPa).
          l.Flexural Strength at 28 days: _____.
          m.Maximum Water Cementitious Ratio: As indicated on Drawings.
          n.Maximum Water Cementitious Ratio: _____.
          2.Materials:
          a.Cement: Compliant with ASTM C150.
          b.Supplementary Cementing Materials: Compliant with ASTM C898 and ASTM C618.
          c.Coarse Aggregate: Compliant with ASTM C33.
          d.Admixtures: Compliant with ASTM C494.
          e.Water: Compliant with ASTM C94.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete system options not required.
          3.System: System A, permeable.
          a.Components:
          1)Pervious concrete layer.
          2)Aggregate subbase.
          3)Impermeable soil.
          b.Performance: Allows water to infiltrate soil and replenish ground water.
          4.System: System B, semi-permeable.
          a.Components:
          1)Pervious concrete layer.
          2)Draining pipes.
          3)Aggregate subbase.
          4)Impermeable soil.
          b.Performance: Water stored is limited by nature of the soil, excess water is drained to drainage pipe.
          5.System: System C, temporary storage.
          a.Components:
          1)Pervious concrete layer.
          2)Draining pipes.
          3)Aggregate subbase.
          4)Geomembrane.
          5)Impermeable soil.
          b.Performance: Acts as reservoir with limited volume over impermeable soil, excess water is drained to drainage pipe.
 
          PART 3EXECUTION
 
          3.1EXAMINATION
 
          A.Do not begin installation until substrates have been properly constructed and prepared.
 
          B.If substrate preparation is the responsibility of another installer, notify Architect in writing of unsatisfactory preparation before proceeding.
 
          3.2PREPARATION
 
          A.Clean surfaces thoroughly prior to installation.
 
          B.Prepare surfaces using the methods recommended by the manufacturer for achieving the best result for the substrate under the project conditions.
 
          3.3INSTALLATION
 
          A.Install in accordance with manufacturer's instructions, approved submittals, and in proper relationship with adjacent construction.
 
          3.4FIELD QUALITY CONTROL
 
          A.Field Inspection: Coordinate field inspection in accordance with appropriate sections in Division 01.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Include if manufacturer provides field quality control with onsite personnel for instruction or supervision of product installation, application, erection or construction. Delete if not required.
 
          B.Manufacturer's Services: Coordinate manufacturer's services in accordance with appropriate sections in Division 01.
 
          3.5CLEANING AND PROTECTION
 
          A.Clean products in accordance with the manufacturer's recommendations.
 
          B.Touch-up, repair or replace damaged products before Substantial Completion.
 
         
END OF SECTION