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Title: Urethane Sealants for Concrete Structures
Author(s): Robert M. Evans and R.B. Greene
Publication: Special Publication
Appears on pages(s): 983-996
Keywords: chemical analysis; durability; joint sealers; physical properties; specifications; structural design; structures; underwater structures; urethanes
Abstract:The paper begins with a brief discussion of urethan chemistry as it relates to the properties of joint sealants. . .Urethanes are available in two component (on site mixing required) and one component forms. The chemistry and advantages of each type are discussed. . .Examples of urethane sealant use in vertical structures, horizontal structures and water immersed structures are given. Optimum and economical joint design for these are given.
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