Chemical Attack & Cementitious Coatings for Concrete Repair & Protection

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Concrete deterioration exists on a global scale and can severely affect the durability of reinforced concrete structures. The primary causes of chemical attack on concrete include chloride ion penetration, sulphate attack and carbonation, but advances in cementitious coating technology have allowed extended service life solutions to be implemented.

Concrete Protection

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As the July-Sept issue of PCE International explains, Flexcrete’s anti-carbonation coatings have been chosen to create an architectural statement on a new build clinic in Taiwan and previously on three historic buildings in Portsmouth, UK.

Extending the durability of reinforced concrete

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Chloride attack is one of the most important factors when considering the durability of reinforced concrete, especially for marine and highways structures. In this article, Chris Lloyd looks at how to prevent aggressive corrosion of steel reinforcement, which can otherwise lead to cracking and spalling of concrete, and even structural failure.

How to Beat Mould

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In the March/April edition of The Brewer’s Journal, Graham James OBE, outlines why it is key to actively combat the growth of bacteria, mould and yeasts in the brewery ecosystem.

Fight the Freeze with Flexcrete

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November’s issue of Tomorrow’s Contract Floors looks at solutions for concrete floor repairs in cold temperatures, and features an article on Flexcrete’s Fastfill, which cures normally at temperatures as low as -10°C.