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Half-Cell Potential Corrosion Survey Aids Repair Design

ICRI Magazine, September/October 2008
By F. Carter "Bud" Karins and Andy Schrader

440 West Condominium consists of two 16-story towers and a central plaza deck overlooking Clearwater Beach, FL. The structure rests on an elevated parking deck and 94,000 ft2 (8732 m2) garage. The suspended parking deck is constructed of nominal 11 in. (27.9 cm) thick, two-way, cast-in-place, conventionally reinforced concrete flat-plate slabs.

Constructed in 1975, the structure had never undergone a concrete restoration job prior to this project, and the concrete slab went without waterproofing membrane on top for many years.

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