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The International Concrete Abstracts Portal is an ACI led collaboration with leading technical organizations from within the international concrete industry and offers the most comprehensive collection of published concrete abstracts.
Title: Finishing the Sidewalk Scaling Situation
Author(s): Henry B. Prenger
Publication: Concrete International
Appears on pages(s): 36-38
Keywords: finishing, curing, scaling, slag cement
Abstract:Extreme winter weather in Maryland in 1993 caused widespread sidewalk scaling. The damage prompted a long-term study of the causes of deterioration. Many of the problems witnessed are the result of premature finishing of extremely slow setting concrete in cold temperatures or using water as a finishing aid in hot temperatures.
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