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The International Concrete Abstracts Portal is an ACI led collaboration with leading technical organizations from within the international concrete industry and offers the most comprehensive collection of published concrete abstracts.
Title: Guide for the Use of Polymers in Concrete
Author(s): ACI Committee 548
Publication: Journal Proceedings
Appears on pages(s): 798-829
Keywords: abrasion resistance; bonding; bridge decks: chemical resistance;
concrete construction; concrete durability; concrete panels; concrete piles; finishing;floors; hydraulic structures; impregnating; latex (plastic); mix proportioning.
Abstract:This Guide presents information on how to use polymers in concrete to improve some characteristics of the hardened concrete. Recommendations are included for polymer impregnated concrete (FE), polymer concrete (PC), polymer portland cement concrete (PPCC), and safety considerations for the use of polymers in concrete. Information is provided on types of materials and their storage, handling, and use, as well as concrete formulations, equipment to be used, construction procedures, and applications. A bibliography of major references covering polymers in concrete and a glossary of terms are appended.
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