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Sustainability and Concrete

Is that an oxymoron?

Environmental Bad Boy When it comes to environmental sustainability, concrete gets a bad rap. It is commonly regarded as being environmentally destructive, exacerbated by its...

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Precast Early Cracking

Why does this keep happening?

Early cracking in concrete can be defined as developing with in the first 7 days after casting or placement. It’s a common problem, so much...

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Today’s heat – tomorrow’s deterioration?

When you’re pouring concrete in hot conditions – what are the long-term results?

Is faster better? Well, high temperatures do force rapid curing. There’s no doubt everybody wants things sooner than ever before. With increasing time pressure on...

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Waterproofing concrete structures?

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Of course, concrete will withstand water exposure. After all, concrete’s innate durability is one of the reasons the material is used so extensively in construction....

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Special Needs – Concrete Bridges

Effective and economical durability protection for concrete bridges?

IT’S COSTLY TO MAINTAIN A CONCRETE BRIDGE If you’re in charge of the care of a concrete bridge (or the related repair budget) you’ll be...

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5 Reasons to Use…

...concrete hydrogel treatments for civil infrastructure maintenance

If you’re involved in concrete infrastructure maintenance … If you’re under pressure to meet budget constraints and make repairs cost-effective … Read on! HERE ARE...

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Shriieek! Screeech!

Aah... the sound of car tyres on a coated concrete floor!

If you’ve driven into a multi-level car park recently you’ve probably heard the shriek of your vehicle and others, as the tyres rubbed on the...

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Innovation and the Environment – Concrete Maintenance

A recent case study

As you probably know, AQURON penetrating concrete hydrogels are an advanced solution for concrete remediation and durability. AQURON hydrogels penetrate deep into the porosity of...

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Curing for Today and Tomorrow

Thinking about concrete structure ...

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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15 Reasons to Use AQURON 7000

AQURON 7000 for reinforced concrete

What is the AQURON 7000 system, and why should you use it on reinforced concrete? AQURON 7000 system is a 2-step spray-applied penetrating corrosion protection...

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