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Title: Paint For Durability On Concrete Surfaces
Author(s): Paul O. Blackmore
Publication: Journal Proceedings
Appears on pages(s): 545-552
Abstract: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.
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