de-lamination

Delamination

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Delamination of Concrete Diagnosis: Delamination is a separation, splitting or de-bonding of the concrete’s thickness along a plane parallel to the surface. Spotted visually if the deterioration is advanced or …

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honeycombing

Honeycombing

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Concrete Honeycombing Cause: Failure of the cement paste to consolidate and fill the voids between the more coarse aggregates. Possible concrete repair solutions: Functional/aesthetic concrete only: Chip by hand to …

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Plastic Shrinkage Cracking

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Plastic Shrinkage Cracking in Concrete Materials Cause: Plastic Shrinkage Cracking occurs as a result of very rapid evaporation of the concrete while it is still in a plastic state. Hot, …

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crazing cracks

Concrete Crazing

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Crazing Diagnosis: Random fine cracking on the surface resembling cracked mud on a dried up pond, but in a smaller pattern. Prevention: Any concrete or masonry surface can be subject …

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bug-holes

Bug-Holes in Concrete

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Bug Holes Diagnosis: Also known as blow-holes, bug-holes are small air-bubble voids on the surface of formed concrete. Cause: Air entrapped during concrete placement and consolidation. Three main factors contribute …

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concrete problems

How to Diagnose Concrete Problems

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Diagnosing Concrete Problems While it is easy to determine the properties of the hardened concrete that will be suitable for the intended purpose, great care is required throughout the entire …

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Coatings for Concrete Floors

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We offer a variety of treatments & coatings for concrete floors Every industry is different, and when it comes to commercial, institutional and industrial flooring systems, one size definitely does …

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Concrete Used in Ancient Rome

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A Concrete Fact Did you know that architects in ancient Rome used concrete to create many durable structures, some of which are still standing.But the recipe for how to make …

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concrete cracks

Concrete Cracks & Repair

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There is no time like the present to take care of those concrete cracks While concrete cracks appear to be typical, don’t ignore them until disaster strikes. Neglecting that crack …

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