Position Statements

The ASCC Technical Committee regularly produces position statements that cover topics of major interest to concrete contractors. Many are the result of actual job site issues and have received widespread distribution via a number of trade magazines, events, and more.

Position Statements are available for sale in the ASCC store to members and non-members alike. A listing of available Position Statements follows. To purchase one of the following Position Statements, click here. For more information on How to Use Position Statements, click here.

No. Position Statements
  Complete Bundle of Statements (#'s 1-40)
1 Hard Trowel Finish on Air-entrained Concrete
2 Location of Rolled Welded-Wire Fabric in Concrete
3 Coatings that Affect Bond to Reinforcement
4 Trowel Marks on Concrete Floors
5 Specifications for Crack Repair
6 Division 3 versus Division 9 Floor Flatness Tolerances
7 Birdbaths on Concrete Slab
8 Bugholes in Formed Concrete
9 Slab Thickness Tolerances
10 Moisture-Sensitive Floor Coverings on Concrete Slabs
11 Appearance Requirements for Concrete Slabs
12 Responsibility for Buying Concrete
13 Use of ACI Committee Reports and Guides in Project Specifications
14 Anchor Bolt Tolerances
15 Setting Time Expectations for Hard-Trowel Finishing
16 Referee Test for Flexural Strength Acceptance
17 Free Fall of Concrete
18 Concrete Tolerance Coordination
19 Balcony Drainage
20 Testing Fresh Concrete at Point of Delivery
21 Contractor Value Engineering
22 Reverse Auction Bidding
23 Contraction Joints in Elevated Slabs
24 Tolerances for Suspended Concrete Slabs
25 Floor Finishing Specifications
26 Misuses of the Moisture-Vapor Emission Test
27 Formed Surface Requirements for Waterproofed Walls
28 Retarded Setting
29 Crack in Slabs on Ground
30 Slab Curling
31 Calcium Chloride
32 Concrete Discharge Time Requirements
33 Cracks In Structural Concrete
34 Who Pays For Additional Testing
35 The Effect of Curling on Floor Flatness
36 The Effect of Deflection on Floor Flatness
37 Open-Graded Base Courses for Slabs-on-Ground
38 Topping Slabs over Prestressed Members
39 Concrete Floor Slabs on Cambered Structural Steel
40 Protection of Concrete Work

Decorative Concrete
Decorative Concrete Position Statements
  Appearance Requirements for Colored Concrete Slabs
  Base Preparation for Slabs on Grade
  Preconstruction Meeting for Acid Stained Floors
  Curing Decorative Concrete
  Jointing and Crack Control in Decorative Concrete Applications
  Efflorescence and Colored Concrete
  Responsibility for Moisture Testing Concrete Floors
   DC Position Statements CURRENTLY BEING REVISED - Contact ASCC #866-788-2722
 
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