The cause and severity of structural deterioration from steel corrosion dictates which remedial or repair system is most appropriate.
Sound design and quality of workmanship throughout is vital in any repair process.
In general, the choice of repair strategy or system will depend on a number of factors. Both technical and economic factors require careful analysis by experienced engineers. Due consideration should be given to material factors, ease of system application, appearance, structural serviceability and maintenance program after repair.
Basic repair strategies based on model proposed by RILEM (1994)
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