Paper by DE WINNE DE CORTE HEUNINCK RENS from ISCR 9th 2004 Instanbul Turkey
Roller concrete has been adopted from dam-building technology, where it is used as a rapidly constructed and durable solid concrete. In road construction, roller compacted concrete is predominantly used in foundations, as a supporting layer. For surfacing or as a layer of surfacing. Some applications in Belgium are discussed. This paper will give information about the composition and the layer construction, as well as about the mechanical properties, execution and application areas. New technological evolutions will be applied in the future regarding recycling of materials, and the use of steel fibre strengthened roller concrete.