This lesson is designed to provide a thorough understanding of grout for new masonry construction, especially as it pertains to the responsibilities of a Special Inspector. It describes the purpose of grout for masonry construction, both fine and coarse, as well as conventional and self-consolidating mixes, and desirable properties for all of these. It describes the materials that comprise grout and explains how grouts are specified, batched, mixed, and placed. Test methods for grout and preparation of test specimens are explained.
Presenter: Jamie Farny, Portland Cement Association
Date Presented: October 3, 2019
Credit: 1 PDH / 0.10 CEU
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