Testing Concrete of Absorption


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Title: Testing Concrete of Absorption

Author(s): Fred Weigel

Publication: Journal Proceedings

Volume: 25

Issue: 2

Appears on pages(s): 514-520

Keywords: none

Date: 2/1/1929

Since the use of concrete and concrete products in the building industry is increasing widely the question of absorption or more particularly permeability is becoming of vital importance. Permeability being the controlling factor with respect to the resistance of a material to the effects of fire, freezing, long periods of exposure to water and general weathering conditions, it is imperative that a test for absorption or permeability should be indicative of the resistance of this material to the conditions mentioned.