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Curing Concrete is Not Just for Today

Curing for both today and tomorrow

Wolter Reinold de Sitter, part-time Professor in the design of structures in concrete at the Eindhoven University of Technology, proposed a Law of Fives for...

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Chlorinated rubber vs SLAB-TECT

Why are you using chlorinated rubber?

Try the sustainable alternative.

As we’re all becoming more aware of the sensitive environments in which we live (and you are, aren’t you?) we’re becoming more aware of how...

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Trashing the Environment…

...with your choice of slab hardener?

As we’re all becoming more aware of the sensitive environments in which we live (and you are, aren’t you?) we’re becoming more aware of how...

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Concrete Carbonation?

Why Should I Care?

Firstly, What is Carbonation? Let’s hear from some of the experts in the concrete industry: “Carbonation occurs when CO2 (carbon dioxide) from the air penetrates...

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Conquer Car Park Concrete Contamination!

What are the challenges? And why do they matter?

Let’s kick this one off with a generalisation. You know all generalisations are dodgy, right? The only dodgy thing about this one is it is...

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Heat Damages?

Hot conditions can do short and long term damage to new concrete

Hot weather? What’s the impact? Well, high temperatures do force rapid curing. There’s no doubt everybody wants things sooner than ever before. With increasing time...

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What Can We Do for Retail Concrete Floors?

Underfoot! Overlooked!

When was the last time you walked into a shopping mall and thought, “Hey, what a great floor!”? Retail floors are underfoot and overlooked, as...

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Fast-Track Construction in the Education Sector

Let's not delay the path to learning!

We’ve all noticed how construction schedules in all sectors are getting tighter. And 2020 has done nothing to help the craziness! In this 2-minute read,...

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Cost-effective Maintenance for Car Park Concrete?

Multi-level car park structures pose some extra challenges for concrete.

Whether basement or above ground, concrete car parks are under a high level of situational stress. Traffic load and abrasion; carbonation from exhaust fumes; exposure...

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Concrete and Agricultural Chemicals

Not a healthy combination!

The agricultural industry uses a number of chemicals which by their nature are highly reactive, and by their components are hazardous for concrete service life....

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