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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: Use of Concrete Polymer Materials in the Transportation Industry
Author(s): Jack J. Fontana
and John Bartholomew
Publication: Special Publication
Appears on pages(s): 21-44
Keywords: bridge decks; concrete construction; corrosion; deteri-oration;
durability; field tests; impregnating; maintenance;
patching; polymer concrete; portland cements; repairs; resurfac-ing;
Abstract:Every segment of the transportation industry is experiencing maintenance problems with rapidly deteriorating portland cement concrete structures. The Federal Highway Administration, aware of such problems, has sponsored research and development work to find a rapid-setting durable composite that can be used to repair deteriorated concrete and/or to effectively reduce chloride and moisture penetration into concrete.
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