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Test methods for repair materials

Various European Standards covering test methods for protection and repair materials have been published or are being developed.

The main standard is:

BS EN 1504, Products and systems for the protection and repair of concrete structures: Definitions, requirements, quality control and evaluation of conformity, is divided into 10 parts.

EN 1504 Part 1 Definitions.
EN 1504 Part 2: Surface protection systems for concrete.
EN 1504 Part 3: Structural and non-structural repair.
BS EN 1504 Part 4  Structural bonding
BS EN 1504 Part 5 Concrete injection
BS EN 1504 Part 6: Grouting to anchor reinforcement or to fill external voids
BS EN 1504 Part 7: Reinforcement corrosion protection. 
BS EN 1504 Part 8: Quality control and evaluation of conformity
EN 1504 Part 9: General principles for the use of products and systems
BS EN 1504 Part 10: Site application of products and systems and quality control of the works

Further information may be found on the web site of the Concrete Repair Association

Acknowledgement: The Concrete Society

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TR69 Repair of concrete structures with reference to BS en 1504


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