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Title: Concrete Placements Exposed to Rain

Author(s): Ronald L. Kozikowski, Scott M. Tarr, Kevin Rowswell, and Bruce A. Suprenant

Publication: Concrete International

Volume: 41

Issue: 8

Appears on pages(s): 41-47

Keywords: surface, slab, finishing, rainwater

Date: 8/1/2019

Concrete can be exposed to rain at various stages of placements. Being prepared for a rain event allows potential risk to be managed effectively. The article discusses the harmful properties of rainstorms and potential types of damage that can occur. It also provides situational based protection options for managing placements exposed to rain as well as repair methods that can be used if superficial damage occurs despite protective actions.


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