Concrete Terminology » Q

quality assurance—actions taken by an owner or representative to provide and document assurance that what is being done and what is being provided are in accordance with the applicable standards of good practice and following the contract documents for the work.

quality control—actions taken by a producer or contractor to provide and document control over what is being done and what is being provided so that the applicable standards of good practice and the contract documents for the work are followed.

quicklime—calcium oxide (CaO).

quick set—see stiffening, early (preferred term).

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