This study investigates the workability, bleeding, and volumetric change of grout widely used in Korea for securing the quality of grout applied in prestressed concrete (PC) bridges. The results reveal that the workability satisfies all the criteria for the grout specified in Korea. It appears that bleeding increases by 5.7 to 6.7 times when the tendon is arranged, regardless of the quality of grout, and that the height and inclination of the grout sample significantly affect bleeding. Furthermore, the arrangements of tendons were seen to prevent expansion even in grout using expansive aluminum powder, but was also seen to let shrinkage occur with a significant increase in bleeding. The conclusion is that it is necessary to establish a new testing method and apply high-performance grout for securing the quality of the grout used in PC bridges.
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