We used shotcrete to repair our concrete structure a few years ago and now it is falling apart. Doesn’t this mean that shotcrete doesn’t work for my situation?
While this situation can occur, it is rarely due to an inappropriate use of shotcrete. Usually, shotcrete is chosen in situations that demand its superior compressive strength, excellent bond, prevention of corrosive agents, or ability to be applied under severe access and environmental conditions. If a shotcrete project begins to "fall apart" in a few [...]