Paint For Durability On Concrete Surfaces


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Title: Paint For Durability On Concrete Surfaces

Author(s): Paul O. Blackmore

Publication: Journal Proceedings

Volume: 35

Issue: 6

Appears on pages(s): 545-552

Keywords: none

Date: 6/1/1939

1400 concrete blocks were prepared under direction of Portland Cement Association and were painted and exposed at Cincinnati, Ohio, by the Ault & WiborgCorp. Eleven types of concrete primers and five types of finishing coats were exposed in all possible combinations with each other. Two primers were outstanding.All finish coats behaved well over these two primers. Colors used were red oxide, toluidine red, chrome green, ultramarine blue, iron blue, chrome yellow, chromium oxide, mapico yellow, and white. Results given in tabular form and discussed.