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Title: Products & Practice Spotlight: Solving the Slab Moisture Issue

Author(s): Scott Bergsbaken

Publication: Concrete International

Volume: 39

Issue: 1

Appears on pages(s): 51-54

Keywords: concrete, admixture, moisture, adhesive

Date: 1/1/2017

Abstract:
When used as a concrete admixture, sodium silicate reacts with the calcium hydroxide and the free water in the mixture to form C-S-H gel. The gel serves as an internal curing medium, bleed channels and pores are drastically minimized, and vapor transmission is dramatically reduced.




  

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