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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: Building Structural Restoration Using Monomer Impregnation
Author(s): Albert O. Kaeding
Publication: Special Publication
Appears on pages(s): 281-298
Keywords: concrete slabs; costs; epoxy resins; impregnating; methyl methacrylate; monomers; plastics, polymers and resins; polymerization; renovating; repairs; safety
Abstract:By applying the newly developed techniques of polymer impregnated concrete (PIC) in conjunction with existing epoxy repair technology, severely deteriorated, low quality concrete can be restored to an adequate structural material. The problem of handling techniques and safety of PIC used in a closed building environment are discussed along with costs of commercial use.
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