Selection Criteria for Concrete Repair Materials

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Title: Selection Criteria for Concrete Repair Materials

Author(s): Edward M. Rizzo and Martin B. Sobelman

Publication: Concrete International

Volume: 11

Issue: 9

Appears on pages(s): 46-49

Keywords: concretes; evaluation; materials; mortars (materials); performance; plastics, polymers, and resins; repairs; tests; troweling; General

Date: 9/1/1989

Abstract:
Discusses properties necessary for successful concrete repair materials--adhesion/bond; shrinkage, thermal movement, and cracking; permeability; chemical passivation of embedded steel; mechanical strength; and ease of application. Methods for testing these characteristics are also described.