Title: Development of a Crack-Resistant Rubber-Modified Cementitious Repair Material
Author(s): Alexander M. Vaysburd, Benoit Bissonnette, and Christopher D. Brown
Publication: Concrete International
Appears on pages(s): 45-54
Keywords: strength, shrinkage, stress, permeability
Cracking in the repair material is one of the most serious causes of premature deterioration and failure of concrete repairs. The article focuses on specific aspects of cracking in concrete repairs comprising hydraulic cements and discusses development of an environmentally friendly, cement-based repair material with reduced brittleness and improved resistance to cracking.