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Title: Painting On Concrete Surfaces
Author(s): F. O. Anderegg
Publication: Journal Proceedings
Appears on pages(s): 1-7
Abstract:The report of Committee 407 provides information on the various inorganic and or concrete surfaces. A paint b anic materials painted on eing no stronger than its foundation, attention must be paid to proper cleanin of the concrete. The effect of moisture in pushing o ff bodily many surface films, partly by preferential wetting and partly by efflorescent crystal pressure is pointed out, The caustic character of moisture in the concrete endangers many organic films. The ability of a film to breathe or transmit water vapor is often an import- ant factor in securing continuin are iven for the application o h f adhesion. Directions hydraulic amp asis on first wetting the concrete d aints with an viding proper curing. then providing proper curing.
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