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CSRT Resource and Reference Materials

Following are resource and reference materials that are cited throughout the ICRI Concrete Surface Repair Technician (CSRT) Program's Education and Certification courses.

ICRI Guideline 210.3R and four (4) ASTM Standards (ASTM C31, ASTM C143, ASTM C1583, andASTM C1611) are provided as electronic downloads to paid CSRT Education and Certification registrants at no additional cost and include the test methods covered in the training and performance exam.*


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International Concrete Repair Institute (ICRI)

ICRI provides the following guidelines as free PDF downloads to paid ICRI members. Non-member CSRT program paid registrants will receive a free PDF download of ICRI 210.3R-2013 and can purchase the other listed ICRI Guidelines at ICRI hard copy member rates.

120.1-2009, “Guidelines and Recommendations for Safety in the Concrete Repair Industry”

*210.3R-2013, “Guide for Using In-Situ Tensile Pull-off Tests to Evaluate Bond of Concrete Surface Materials”
(PDF download available free with Education and Certification courses)

310.2R-2013, “Selecting and Specifying Concrete Surface Preparation for Sealers, Coatings, Polymer Overlays, and Concrete Repair”

310.3R-2014, “Guide for the Preparation of Concrete Surfaces for Repair Using Hydrodemolition Methods”

320.1R-2019, “Guide for Selecting Application Methods for the Repair of Concrete Surfaces”

320.2R-2018, “Guide for Selecting and Specifying Materials for Repair of Concrete Surfaces”

320.5R-2014, “Pictorial Atlas of Concrete Repair Material Mixing Equipment”


ASTM International (ASTM)

Purchase may be required.

ASTM Standards

*C31/C31M-19a, “Standard Practice for Making and Curing Concrete Test Specimens in the Field”
(PDF included with Education and Certification courses)

C33/C33M-18, “Standard Specification for Concrete Aggregates”

C39/C39M-20, “Standard Test Method for Compressive Strength of Cylindrical Concrete Specimens”

C42/C42M-20, “Standard Test Method for Obtaining and Testing Drilled Cores and Sawed Beams of Concrete,”

*C143/C143M-15a, “Standard Test Method for Slump of Hydraulic-Cement Concrete”
(PDF included with Education and Certification courses)

C171-16, “Standard Specification for Sheet Materials for Curing Concrete,”

C172/C172M-17, “Standard Practice for Sampling Freshly Mixed Concrete”

C173/C173M-16, “Standard Test Method for Air Content of Freshly Mixed Concrete by the Volumetric Method”

C231/C231M-17a, “Standard Test Method for Air Content of Freshly Mixed Concrete by the Pressure Method,”

C511-19, “Standard Specification for Mixing Rooms, Moist Cabinets, Moist Rooms, and Water Storage Tanks Used in the Testing of Hydraulic Cements and Concretes”

C513/C513M-11 (2019), “Standard Test Method for Obtaining and Testing Specimens of Hardened Lightweight Insulating Concrete for Compressive Strength”

C928/C928M-20, “Standard Specification for Packaged, Dry, Rapid-Hardening Cementitious Materials for Concrete Repairs”

C1140/C1140M-11 (2019), “Standard Practice for Preparing and Testing Specimens from Shotcrete Test Panels,”

C1152/C1152M-04 (2012)e1, “Standard Test Method for Acid-Soluble Chloride in Mortar and Concrete,”

C1218/C1218M-17, “Standard Test Method for Water-Soluble Chloride in Mortar and Concrete”

*C1583/C1583M-20, “Standard Test Method for Tensile Strength of Concrete Surfaces and the Bond Strength or Tensile Strength of Concrete Repair and Overlay Materials by Direct Tension (Pull-off Method)
(PDF included with Education and Certification courses)

*C1611/C1611M-18, “Standard Test Method for Slump Flow of Self-Consolidating Concrete”
(PDF included with Education and Certification courses)

D4580/D4580M-12 (2018), “Standard Practice for Measuring Delaminations in Concrete Bridge Decks by Sounding,”

American Concrete Institute (ACI)

Purchase may be required.

ACI Bookstore

201.1R-08, “Guide for Conducting a Visual Inspection of Concrete in Service

228.2R-13, “Report on Nondestructive Test Methods for Evaluation of Concrete in Structures

304.1R-92 (Reapproved 1997), “Guide for the Use of Preplaced Aggregate Concrete for Structural and Mass Concrete Applications”

305R-10, “Guide to Hot Weather Concreting"

306R-16, “Guide to Cold Weather Concreting"

309R-05, “Guide for Consolidation of Concrete”

318-19, “Building Code Requirements for Structural Concrete and Commentary

364.1R-07, “Guide for Evaluation of Concrete Structures before Rehabilitation”

546.3R-14, “Guide to Materials Selection for Concrete Repair

562-19, “Code Requirements for Evaluation, Repair, and Rehabilitation of Concrete Buildings and Commentary,” 
(A link to ICRI member pricing through the ICRI Bookstore is available with a paid ICRI membership or non-member CSRT Certification course registration.)

ACI RAP Bulletin 3 (Reapproved 2009), “Spall Repair by Low-Pressure Spraying,” Field Guide to Concrete Repair Application Procedures, ACI Committee E706

ACI RAP Bulletin 4 (Reapproved 2009), “Surface Repair Using Form-and-Pour Techniques,” Field Guide to Concrete Repair Application Procedures, ACI Committee E706

ACI RAP Bulletin 5 (Reapproved 2009), “Surface Repair Using Form-and-Pump Techniques,” Field Guide to Concrete Repair Application Procedures, ACI Committee E706

ACI RAP Bulletin 6 (Reapproved 2010), “Vertical and Overhead Spall Repair by Hand Application,” Field Guide to Concrete Repair Application Procedures, ACI Committee E706

ACI RAP Bulletin 7 (Reapproved 2010), “Spall Repair of Horizontal Concrete Surfaces,” Field Guide to Concrete Repair Application Procedures, ACI Committee E706

ACI RAP Bulletin 9 (Reapproved 2010), “Spall Repair by the Preplaced Aggregate Method,” Field Guide to Concrete Repair Application Procedures, ACI Committee E706

ACI RAP Bulletin 12 (2010), “Concrete Repair by Shotcrete Application,” Field Guide to Concrete Repair Application Procedures, ACI Committee E706


American Welding Society (AWS)

Purchase may be required.

AWS D1.4/D1.4M: 2011, “Structural Welding Code-Reinforcing Steel,” American Welding Society"


Concrete Reinforcing Steel Institute (CRSI)

Purchase may be required.

“Reinforcing Bars: Anchorages and Splices,” Fifth Edition, Concrete Reinforcing Steel Institute (CRSI)


Reunion Internationale des Laboratoires et Experts des Materiaux (RILEM)

Purchase may be required.

"CPC-18 (Issued 1988), “Measurement of Hardened Concrete Carbonation Depth,” RILEM. This publication may only be available to RILEM members.



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