Term of the Road Dictionary

cable duct

  • Language : PIARC Road Dictionary / English
  • Theme : Structures Other Structures and General Items
  • Definition : Flexible sheath of steel or high-density polyethylene cast in place in a posttensioned beam through which the tendons are passed before tensioning. Note: the duct is later filled with cement grout or grease to prevent corrosion of the tendons [LCPC-IFSTTAR].
  • Synonyms : prestressing duct

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