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By Sidney M. Levy

ISBN-10: 0071360220

ISBN-13: 9780071360227

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6. Don’t continue stressing if it appears that something is not working properly. 7. Don’t detension with loose plates, spacing shims, or piggy backing. 8. Don’t stand close to the jack or between the jack and the pump while in operation. 9. Don’t permit workers to stand in the immediate area of the jack. 10. If unsure of any operation or procedure—STOP and get professional instructions. 7 Glossary of Terms Anchorage A device used to anchor the tendon to the concrete member. In pretensioning, this device is used to anchor the tendon during hardening of the concrete.

5. Remove any excess corrosion inhibiting coatings, any dirt, sand, or concrete slurry from the tendon tails. 6. Inspect the wedges to ensure that they have been installed evenly and have been seated properly. 7. Each jack should have its own 30-amp protected circuit and all electrical circuits must be grounded. 8. Check all hose connections and make sure that a pressure gauge is installed and functioning. 9. The pump and jack should be started and checked in both extended and retracted positions.

2. The design engineer will usually specify the procedures for installing tendons around small openings in a slab (Fig. 3). It is possible to splice tendons that may be too short by using tendon couplers (Fig. 4). Dead end anchorages are generally attached at the posttensioning supplier’s plant. 5. 6 Some Posttensioning Do’s and Don’ts During concrete placement: 1. Any chloride bearing chemicals in the concrete must be avoided for obvious reasons. 2. Concrete should not be placed until all tendons and reinforcing steel have been inspected and are in compliance with the design criteria and approved shop drawings.

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