CCL GB has been accredited with CARES PT5 approval for void grouting of post-tensioning systems in concrete structures including bridges, tanks and buildings. The certification provides clients with further reassurance that grouting is carried out using a proven method, in accordance with the relevant product standard and/or contract specification.
The approval is granted by UK CARES to approved specialists who can demonstrate their ability to investigate PT ducts with suspected voids, locate the voids and determine their characteristics before successfully carrying out the re-grouting operation.
The scope of the UK CARES approval covers:
Determination of the size, disposition and characteristics of grout voids in accordance with client’s requirements.
Preparation of the duct, including the formation and identification of inspection, venting and injection points.
Installation of vents and duct sealing.
Grouting of ducts.
Verification of the effectiveness of grouting.
The organisational and procedural requirements of BS EN ISO 9001.