Concrete Q & A: Using Portland-Limestone Cement in Concrete Repair
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material, service, corrosion, durability
Achieving the designed service life of a repair depends on several factors including the material selection. This month’s Q&A discusses using portland-limestone cement instead of specified portland cement to repair concrete severely damaged by freezing-and-thawing cycles and corrosion due to exposure to deicing salts. The repair is expected to last at least 30 years.