Field Experiences with Chemical Grouting

by M. Polivka,
L.P. Witte,
J.P. Gnaedinger,

Serial Information: Journal of the Soil Mechanics and Foundations Division, 1957, Vol. 83, Issue 2, Pg. 1-31

Document Type: Journal Paper


Examples of use of chemical grouts, either to improve stability of sandy soils or to seal porous strata to prevent water movement; examples given include use of sodium silicate grouts as aid in construction of tunnels and foundations in free flowing sand; experiences with chrome lignin grouts at Heart Butte Dam.

Subject Headings: Chemical grouting | Soil grouting | Soil stabilization | Soil water movement | Dam foundations | Sandy soils | Porous media flow | Sodium

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