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So What is Concrete Cancer in Buildings?

So What is Concrete Cancer in Buildings?

What is concrete cancer? So what is concrete cancer? Freshly poured concrete is a mix is of a highly alkaline nature. The alkalinity helps prevents and protects the rebar steel from corrosion. This is what is concrete cancer. Concrete cancer, over time, develops since the highly alkaline nature of concrete is reduced through water ingress through 2 main processes. carbonation is due to the presence of carbon dioxide in water forming a weak acid which reduces the alkalinity of the […]

Duplex Corrosion Coating System

Duplex Corrosion Coating System

Duplex Corrosion Coating System: How it Works. How it’s Applied. Shivananda Prabhu | August 30, 2018 For a severely corrosive environment, the duplex corrosion coating system ensures an extended productive life for iron and steel assets, along with an extended maintenance cycle. Two corrosion protection methods are better than one. That’s the theory behind duplex protective coating systems, which combine the proven protection of galvanization with the benefits of an additional corrosion protection system, such as polymeric powder coating. Using two coatings, one above the other, can […]

DRIZORO PRODUCTS BREATHES NEW LIFE INTO HERITAGE SILOS

DRIZORO PRODUCTS BREATHES NEW LIFE INTO HERITAGE SILOS

DRIZORO PRODUCTS BREATHE NEW LIFE INTO HERITAGE SILOS Concrete Silo Repairs Due to extensive concrete cancer, Developers specified Drizoro Maxrest and Maxseal products to restore a series of heritage-listed silos being incorporated into a new development in the inner-city suburb of Newtown. Several heritage-listed silos in Sydney’s fashionable inner-city Newtown area have been transformed into 63 stylish apartments. The grain silos, originally constructed in 1896, had been heritage listed and therefore could not be demolished to make way for the […]