Admixtures and pumped concretein high-rise applications

BASF Construction Chemicals, 8048 Zurich, Switzerland

Pumping is undoubtedly the only method of delivery for concrete in high-rise construction, allowing it to be placed in areas that are difficult or impossible to reach by other placement methods. Pumping often results in a savings in manpower, equipment cost and cycle time. However, pumping concrete to great heights presents its own challenges for mix design, which advances in admixtures have helped to overcome.

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