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Title: Concrete Q&A: Vapor Is the Trojan Horse of Moisture in Concrete Slabs

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Publication: Concrete International

Volume: 44

Issue: 7

Appears on pages(s): 50-53

Keywords: water, exposure, flooring, retarder

Date: 7/1/2022

Abstract:
This month’s Q&A features a discussion on moisture in concrete slabs-on-ground. It focuses on water migration; pH on slab surfaces; efflorescence; vapor retarders/barriers; slab curling; moisture in slabs; concrete exposure to water, sulfates, freezing and thawing, and chlorides; admixtures to stop vapor transmission; and concrete moisture and flooring installation.




  

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