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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: Waterproofing Concrete Without Altering Its Appearance
Author(s): Cloyd M. Chapman
Publication: Journal Proceedings
Appears on pages(s): 587-589
Abstract:While in search of a suitable material, coating or treatment to be applied to the surface of porous outter walls of concrete block or monolithic structures to prevent the absorption of water during rain storms, and the consequent dampening of the inner surfaces of these walls, a series of tests have been undertaken by Westinghouse, Church, Kerr and Company of New York. The purpose of these tests may be stated as follows in the paper.
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