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Title: The Use of Carbon Dioxide to Reduce Efflorescence on Asbestos-Cement Shingles
Author(s): Clyde R. Hutchcroft and Harvey R. Anderson
Publication: Journal Proceedings
Appears on pages(s): 597-604
Abstract:Describes experimental work with carbon dioxide gas to reduce efflorescence on asbestos-cement shin- gles. Factors investigated in connection with the reaction of carbon dioxide gas with the free lime of the shingles were: The effect of different arrangements of shingles for exposure to the carbon dioxide; the effect of the age and density of the shingles, concentrations of carbon dioxide gas, effect of temperature, moisture content, and of the depth to which the reactions occurred.
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