Lesson Tag: Unit 10

Epoxy Floors and Specialty Coatings

While concrete is a durable and strong structural element, there are many instances in which it is not the best material for a finished surface. The purpose of the concrete surface may require that the material provide a high-traction surface or be resistant to chemicals. Some concrete walls or floors can be enhanced through color …

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Curing & Protection

Concrete is cured by ensuring that proper moisture and temperature conditions are maintained while the concrete gains strength, usually for around seven days. Improperly cured concrete will never gain its entire strength and improper curing can affect durability and resistance to wear. Weather extremes are one of the main hazards to making sure concrete cures properly. Hot, windy conditions can cause …

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