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CheI—I-Iical grouting —3"

by G.S. LITTLEJOHN>, BSc(Eng), PhD, CEng, FICE, MIStructE, FGS


Grouting operations placement into different horizons. conjunction in-line grout pumps, to
with
Once the purpose of grouting, choice of (i) Into an open hole in self supporting ground mixing/pump stations holding stock
grout and hole pattern have been defined, through pipes caulked at the surface. solutions and incorporating automatic
open grout holes are drilled and prepared for (fi) Through an injection pipe held in place in dosing systems, based on either volume
treatment or alternatively the grouting pipes the hole or casing by a packer (Fig. 18). dosing pumps or flow rate control valves (Fig.
are drilled or jetted to the appropriate depth. fiiif From a pipe driven into the ground and 19). AII these systems are based on in-line
Grout is normally introduced into the withdrawn as injection proceeds (Fig. 1). pumping of the grout but, as already
ground in one of four ways, choice being (iv) Through a pipe left in place in the ground, described, in hot ambient temperatures or
dictated by ground conditions and the as with a tube B manchette (Fig. 2). where short gel times are employed, in-line
degree of control required for grout Chemical grouting rates are not large and proportioning pumps are recommended (Fig.
injection hole diameters generally lie in the 20) where the constituent chemical solution
<Professor of Civil Engineering and Head of Dept. of Civil
and Structural Engineering, University of Bradford. range 20 to 100mm, with hole spacings of of two component systems are pumped
Formerly Technical Director, Colcrete Ltd., Wetherby, 0.5 to 2.5m. Where holes are divided into separately but in the correct proportions to a
Yorks. stages for localised treatment of horizons, mixing head at the injection point.
This is the third and final part of a three-part Paper. Part 1 lengths normally vary from Sm in deep rock Grout monitoring of flow and pressure
appeared in our March issue, pp13-16, and provided a to 0.25m in tube 5 manchette grouting of ranges from simple visual observation of
historical background, then dealing with ground
highly stratified alluvium. pressure gauges and pump stroke counters
investigation and with principles of injection. Part 2 was
published in our April issue, pp23-26, and considered In terms of grout batching, mixing and and manual recording, to sophisticated fully
grouting operations pumping, installations can vary from high automatic continuous recording systems.
1 2 3 4 5 6 speed colloidal mixers 'hich can be used During grouting operations it is important to
effectively for both powder compositions maintain on a daily basis the following
Ground and single fluid chemical grouts, in records for each stage of injection:
level

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xx /I I

Fig. 18. Stage and packer grouting in


descending stages
~vd - ~ Q r

::.-'
sk I (IF'
System 1
II Iw
L~
Fig. 20. In-line proportioning pump at Asprokremmos Dam, Cyprus

STANDARD PENETRATION TESTS (Blows per 0.3ml

FIOwmeter 10 20 30 40 50 60 70 60 90 100 110 120 130


Pressure F low
Integrator—
Valve
Top soil
0.76
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.C'da
System 2
cs + +
c 00 ~ ~ ~
0c Q
E
Medium g. 0 2.0
~ ~ + + +
dense c.m.f.
cx I;
In- kne sandy,op + + + +
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mixer with a few
~ ~
large stones ~ ~ ~ +
iCra
3.0 + +
o o) +
+

System 3
40 40~

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vr Volume dispenser
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Depth lmetresl

Compact r2''p
SAND &
Agitatar tank GRAVEL ~fQ ~ Before Treatment + After Treatment

High - speed mixer


Other mixers Fig. 21. Standard penetrometer results before and after grouting at
Fig. 19. Typical grout hatching systems Rugeley Cooling Tower, England

May 1985 29
Date +196
V
Hole number
Depth of injection
Period of injection
+130
Grout type and consumption
+110

'. o, ',
Injection pressure at inlet
Remarks e.g., uplift and surface leakage
Surface leakages indicate that further
grouting will be ineffective and injection
~
~
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0
a ~ o ~ 'ate tight curtain~ ' '
should cease until the grout in situ sets. ' o o
ez t
p Iezometers . 0
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When these records are systematically '.
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'30m~ + '. ~
'oiezometers o

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.13bm - o o ~ '
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plotted on sections as the work proceeds, the ~


' ', . permeable sands
o ~
'~ Very andgravels
',.
charts provide an instant picture of progress
and tightening-up as the injection sequence
progresses (primary-secondary-tertiary).
For each major injection phase, pre- and
p ~ ~ o
~ II'
p
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post-treatment water tests should be carried 'i x o x i o ax o i~~ix ~ ~,'<i~~<i xi~~i~~x xx x x x qxvery heterogeneous sandstone mixtures, lovv permeabi)ity'~+~
out where reduced permeability is the design
objective. For strength improvement, i;,ii;,iv xv i~ i~'~,;,~~~ii x xxx i~~~ii-'130 ms ex i< xx xxxxxx xiii'i+» x xiii'xiii~ i
penetrometer tests are most commonly I

employed (Fig. 21) and a two-fold increase Bedrock


reflects good grout treatment. Cross-hole Fig. 22. Grout curtain of the High Aswan Dam
shear wave velocity measurements have
been reported by Davidson Et Perez" to be Auber Street
effective in determining grout penetration in J~.2™IISix-storey building
soil. A back-analysis of grout consumption
against ground porosity is also useful for (Basement
comparison with the design assumptions. o 0 o,o
No 3 line 'o 0
. o''o
Applications Gro
o'o'o
0
0'oo'o'.0
Sand & gravels
lancient alluvia is )
To illustrate that chemical gouting is now a :o
'o
p
well established geotechnical process for the o'o'.o o.'o ~

impermeabilisation and strengthening of the Grou


ground, case records are described which +16.00
have been drawn from mining and civil
engineering practice.
Dame Calcareous
One of the largest and deepest grouted marl
cut-offs in alluvium is at the Aswan Dam
across the River Nile (Fig. 22).
The permeability of the sands and gravels
was reduced from 2.5 x 10-4 m/sec to 2.3 x
10-'/sec. Cement with local clay was used ————2.00m
initially, followed by silicate-aluminate
treatment of the fine sand. A total grout
material volume of 2.1 million m'f grout
materials were injected". Fig. 23(aj. Auber StatiOn —1St phaSe Of treatment (after JanIn 8 le ScIellour )

Other successful, if less spectacular,


examples of dam cut-offs include Mangla Auber Street
(Pakistan), Mattmark (Switzerland)4', II
)six-storey building
Yermasoyia (Cyprus)~, Stenkullafors
(Sweden)", Rocky Beach (USA)ee and ) Basement o p U Q
Frauenau (West Germany)". No 3 line ooo'o
o o

Tunnels opp pe
c oo Sand & gravels
0
The Auber Metro station on the Rfsseau o (ancient alluvials)
Express Rfsgional runs beneath the Rue o'o'
ceo
Auber with the tunnel crown about 18m 0 o o
Ground
below street level and adjoining the Paris +16.00m
Opera. The station is 228m long, 20m high
and 40m wide (Fig. 23a) and Line No. 3 of the
Metro runs in the Seine alluvium above the
station tunnel. Calcareous
In the first phase, an adit was driven at marl
tunnel crown level and clay-cement was
injected through radial holes to treat the
ground beside and below the adit. In the
same phase silicate-acetate was used to
stabilise the alluvium adjacent to Line 3. Two Fissured
further adits were then driven through the coarse
treated zones and a complete mantle of limestone
Grouted area
grouted ground was formed to permit safe
excavation (Fig. 23b). Fig. 23(bj. Auber Station —2nd phase of treatment"
Adjoining the Opfsra, fine Beauchamp sand
was treated with phenol formaldehyde.
More recent examples of chemical treat-
ment of tunnels include, Victoria Line,
Dartford, Clyde, Tyne (UK), Pralognan,
Roseland (French Alps)", Pittsburg LRT and
Washington DC Metro (USA)", Polino Nord
(Italy), Helsinki Metro, Munich Metro, Hong
Kong MTR, Belgrade underground",
Budapest underground'4 and the Selken
tunnel (Japan).

May 1985 31
1''2" Ground level
Sump location 10'C
Cover No 1
—400m
8 A
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Lower
I
magnesium
limestone
FEEYXPg
cover No 1
ually spaced
a. o
a.
holes
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location 0
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—412m 0
0
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ef wells no xo
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marl
ll
0 0
0 0 O'
ll Ace
'ands
Basal

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ll
II
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O

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Il
0 0
~~coal Sump
'and
. gravel Oo
&
Measures
4rxmz~~ Grout cover
No 2 o
0 ~

o.' 0
0 ' 0
0 a.
lly~
o
Two rings of 48
.o. 0 ~

12 q equally spaced
o'0 '0.
spaced pressure grout holes 0 0
relief wells. ~ '0 0'
0

'lay
II a 00
f7 .0
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-18,5m

Fig. 24. Grout covers for Riccall No. 2 shaft


Fig. 26. Grouting at Ru e de Monttessuy"
Drifts and shafts aquifers and grout treatment was required Excavations
At the Chain Valley Colliery in New South for ground water control during shaft and At Vogelgrun, in the alluvial deposits of the
Wales, inflows totalling 45 500 litres/hour drift construction. At the Riccall No. 2 shaft River Rhine, a grouted "box" (Fig. 25) was
through heavily fissured conglomerate for example (Fig. 24), clarified silicate- ormed to permit subsequent excavation.
form
threatened two new drifts". The solutionn was
w s oxalate grout was required to treat the Lower Initially a vertical diaphragm of grouted
t o caulk the large fissures with wedges and Magnesium limestone and Basal sands. material was formed to a depth of about
cement, after which acrylamide grout was After treatment of the particularly fine 40m. The base of the box was then formed b y
injected, relief wells being drilled to divert grained materials the estimated reduction in i njecting a 5m thick zone.
major water flows elsewhere. In some places inflow was 35:1 in the limestone and 3:1 in Grouting was carried out in two phases,
after the acrylamide had been injected for 2 the sands. clay cement grout was injected through
minutes to form a deep barrier, bentonite and Similar grouting methods have aided shaft t ubes 8 manchette at 3m intervals to fill the
cement was added to block up the fissures. In sinking and drift construction in other mining I arge voids, followed by injections of
one particularly bad zone, water ingress of areas, e.g. Monkton Hall, Boulby, Betws and stabilised clay and silicate at 2m centres. A
18200 litres/hour was reduced to 3400 Bewick (UK), Viburnum lead mines in otal of 3 500t of clay, 3 000t of cement and
litres/hour. Missouri 57 and also caisson construction 3 000t of silica gel were used to treat about
At the new Selby coalfield in North through water bearing silts and sands, as 230 000m'f ground. Excavation pro-
Yorkshire, England, the strata overlying the typically encountered in downtow
own own ceeded with the aid of groundwater lower'ng
wenng
Coal Measures contained several strong Chicago 58 and in Paris '. and for a 1 6 000m 2 excavation through 10
upstretan Oownstreom
188 60 Ornjtnal water level
P3 t9 P7
'I90
I

180

6 170

160 .

'I
50
Infected orna
161 5,e-'el+

~ s
t
)
na ~

154 0
c

1610 155 0
164 6

530 0 1540
~ '..
5+~ '11 6'/o

161 0

156 0

-151
'~" 153 0
Q
158'Oo l ',
16300
1600- --In~~n

155 0
. 11580
165 0%
f
1'(
',,''.
ssr+ why.'id
16'10
5 0m~5 Qm

149 0 149 0
29 Om —-~l 1480 Lower limit nf 'he median line

140
—115 Om
Fig. 25. Grouting at Vogelgrun"

32 Ground Engineering
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49 Wagner, J.E. (1961): Construction and was required for an underground service— overcome the resistance offered by soil
performance of the grouted cut-off Rocky anything from a road or railway to a friction. Methods such as the use of
Reach Hydroelectric Project. PhD Thesis, telecommunication cable —the practical lubricants and intermediate jacking stations
University of Illinois, Urbana, USA alternatives for construction (apart from the may reduce the magnitude of these forces,
50 Janin Er Le Sciellour (1970): "Chemical rare submersed tube) lay between tunnelling but the lining employed may have to be
grouting for Paris Rapid Transit Tunnels." and pipe-jacking. The recent Tunnelling 85 designed more with an eye to resisting
Proc. ASCE, Vol. 96 (CO1), p.61 and No-Dig 85 Exhibitions demonstrated installation forces than with those acting on it
51 Ischy, E. 8
Glossop, R. (1 962); "An that the choices have become more in service, for whatever duty it is installed.
introduction to alluvial grouting." Proc. ICE, numerous, with their displays of the latest Some years ago, it was realised that there
Vol. 21, pp.449-474 international techniques. would be a requirement for underground
In soft ground, using permanent linings, service connections installed by tunnelling
52 Clough, C W., Baker, W.H. Et Mensah-
Dwumah, F. (1978): Development of design the distinction between tunnelling and pipe- and yet of a size and cost of installation
procedures for sta bilised soil support systems jacking becomes blurred. The diameter of the comparable to open trench installation and
for soft ground tunnelling. Final Report (Oct), lining might at one time have indicated which reinstatement, particularly in congested
Stanford University, Stanford, California, USA technique would be more suitable, but there areas. This led to the developments by the
53. Anagnosti, P. (1983):"Fissured clay improved
is considerable overlap. For example, Krings Rees Group of the Mini-tunnel —basically a
International of Germany supply pipe-jacking miniaturised tunnelling system in which the
by chemical grouting". Proc. 8th European
Conf. on Soil Mech. Er Found. Engng. Vol. 1, equipment for diameters up to 3.5m, and limiting size depended virtually on the
pp.115-120, Helsinki Delta Construction has recently completed working space available inside the shield.
two drives in connection with the Lytham The minimum diameter is about 1m but the
54. Greschik, G. (1983): "Injected soil
Road Relief Sewer of 2.5m internal diameter system can be used for diameters up to 3m.
stabilization constructing the Budapest
in
Underground". Proc. 8th European Conf. on pipes (manufactured by C.V. Buchan). Both This is a patented system operated under
Soil Mech. 8 Found. Engng. Vol. 1, pp.147- tunnelling and pipe-jacking can employ licence by specialist contractors in the UK
149 similar techniques, but the essential and twelve other countries. The company
difference is that in tunnelling the lining is now operates as Mini Tunnels International
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constructed immediately behind the shield, Ltd. Presumably one of the advantages of this
water flow in colliery drift." Mine and Quarry
Mechanisation, Australia, pp.119-124 whereas in pipe-jacking the cylindrical lining system is that the segmental linings can be
is placed in sections from a thrust pit, where purpose-designed, since the compressive
56 Black, J.C., Pollard, CA. & Daw, GP. (1982): hydraulic rams push forward the entire string loads applied are confined to the reaction of
"Hydrogeological assessment and grouting at of lining sections. Thus the lining sections the rams which thrust the shield forward.
Selby." Proc. ASCE Conf. on Grouting in the standard
have to be strong enough to withstand By comparison, Krings
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pp.665-679
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pp.874-891 t
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x
for support, with particular reference to the
use of some chemical grouts." Symposium on
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Practice, Butterworths, London, pp.156-163 'I'!'
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R.J. Er
II)~",weg4ei",',:„,',;,", „";„'~',.'; I',:.':,'','" g
"Formulation and selection of chemical grouts
with typical examples of their use."
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