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  • Specifier's guide to concrete admixtures.
    Sturch, Carolyn; Geistlinger, Lee // Roads & Bridges; Jul96, Vol. 34 Issue 7, p57 

    Part I. Presents the eighth Specifier's Guide to Concrete Admixtures. Includes fly ash and latex admixtures; List of manufacturers; Admixture attributes.

  • Electrifying concrete.
    Nisson, Ned; Gunther, Judith Anne // Popular Science; Dec96, Vol. 249 Issue 6, p38 

    Discusses a conductive concrete that warms up when an electric current is applied. Development at Canada's National Research Council; Possible applications; How it is made.

  • Over the top.
    Nisson, Ned; Gunther, Judith Anne // Australian House & Garden; May97, Vol. 97 Issue 6, p157 

    Features the X Link Mortar/Render Additive and Concrete Additive, two new products designed to help the home handyperson with jobs such as rendering walls or resurfacing a driveway. Contact information.

  • Wheat concrete.
    Gunther, Judith Anne // Popular Science; Jun97, Vol. 250 Issue 6, p59 

    Reveals that the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) has developed lightweight concrete that uses wheat starch. The different methods for making lightweight concrete; The reason why the wheat starch method is the best; Comments of USDA researcher Gregory Glenn.

  • Competition gets stiff in concrete additives.
    Carey, Glen // Chemical Week; 4/1/98, Vol. 160 Issue 12, p44 

    Focuses on the growing rate of the United States (US) market for concrete admixtures. Uses of additives; Four producers that dominated the market; US admixture sales in 1997; Areas focused by leading producers of additives.

  • Study pegs admixture market at $600 million.
    Carey, Glen // Concrete Products; Mar2003, Vol. 106 Issue 3, p14 

    Reports on the cost to improve the performance and workability of concrete admixtures.

  • Cold-weather tests heat up.
    Carey, Glen // Concrete Products; Mar2003, Vol. 106 Issue 3, p54 

    Focuses on the laboratory and in-field testing of cold-weather concrete admixtures. Differences between conventional concrete and the cold-weather prototype; Improvement in transportation infrastructure; Biggest problem in the widespread use of admixture.

  • Additive must prove its mettle.
    Cho, Aileen // ENR: Engineering News-Record; 7/15/96, Vol. 237 Issue 3, p14 

    Reports on United States state transportation departments' review of a metakaolin admixture which was claimed to increase concrete life by up to 125 years. Forecast of competition with silica fume; Features of the admixture.

  • Polymer technology reshapes water reducers.
    Marsh, Don // Concrete Products; Oct98, Vol. 101 Issue 10, p5 

    Reports on the development in polymer technology which produced dispersing agents that have been transferred to concrete technology as `third generation' water reducers. Dispersal of cement particles in concrete mixes through effective chemical mechanisms; Type F parameters exhibited by third...

  • ADMIXTURE COMBINATIONS.
    Nkinamubanzi, Pierre-Claver; Aïtchin, Pierre-Claude; Wang, Hugh; Chengqing Qi; Parks, Ken; Donovan, J. Mike // Concrete International; May2009, Vol. 31 Issue 5, p22 

    A letter to the editor is presented in response to the article "Complex Admixture Combinations," by Hugh Wang and colleagues in the January 2009, vol. 31, No. 1 issue.

  • BASF opens production facility in Kazan, Russia.
    Nkinamubanzi, Pierre-Claver; Aïtchin, Pierre-Claude; Wang, Hugh; Chengqing Qi; Parks, Ken; Donovan, J. Mike // European Coatings Journal; 2013, Issue 10, p8 

    The article reports on the opening of new production plant of chemical company BASF in Kazan, Russia, which enhances capacity of the company to supply the Russian construction sector with 20 varieties of concrete admixtures.

  • BASF opens production line of concrete admixtures in Russia.
    Nkinamubanzi, Pierre-Claver; Aïtchin, Pierre-Claude; Wang, Hugh; Chengqing Qi; Parks, Ken; Donovan, J. Mike // Engineer (Online Edition); 8/7/2012, p6 

    The article reports that a new production line of concrete admixtures was opened by BASF in its existing site in the Podolsk district in Greater Moscow, Russia that will produce up to 30 high-performance admixtures based on the special demands of the construction industry in Russia.

  • Harder road ahead.
    Nkinamubanzi, Pierre-Claver; Aïtchin, Pierre-Claude; Wang, Hugh; Chengqing Qi; Parks, Ken; Donovan, J. Mike // Professional Engineering; 10/6/2010, Vol. 23 Issue 16, p38 

    The article offers information on the fibre-reinforced concrete developed by the researchers of the University of Sheffield in England.

  • A clear finish.
    Nkinamubanzi, Pierre-Claver; Aïtchin, Pierre-Claude; Wang, Hugh; Chengqing Qi; Parks, Ken; Donovan, J. Mike // International Construction; Feb98, Vol. 37 Issue 2, p95 

    Features Adbruf's Bitex Clear, a solvent primer used for promoting the adhesion of thermoplastic road markings to concrete, worn bituminous surfaces and steel structures. Disadvantage of using bitumen tack coats as a primer for demarcation markings on concrete; Applications.

  • Buyers' guide: Concrete admixtures.
    Sturch, Carolyn A. // Roads & Bridges; Jul97, Vol. 35 Issue 7, p74 

    Presents a buyer's guide that will assist in the specification of admixtures for concrete paving including brand names, manufacturers and distributors.

  • WATERPROOFING ADDITIVE.
    Sturch, Carolyn A. // Concrete Products; Oct2009, Vol. 112 Issue 10, pPC8 

    The article evaluates the InfiniShield waterproofing admixture from Hycrete Inc.

  • CORTEC CORP.
    Sturch, Carolyn A. // Concrete International; Jan2008, Vol. 30 Issue 1, p66 

    The article evaluates the MCI®-2005 NS (Normal Set) liquid admixture from Cortec Corp.

  • SIKA CORP.
    Sturch, Carolyn A. // Concrete International; Jan2008, Vol. 30 Issue 1, p66 

    The article evaluates the SikaMix PV-100 noncorrosive liquid admixture from Sika Corp.

  • TAMMSCOAT.
    Sturch, Carolyn A. // Concrete International; Jan2008, Vol. 30 Issue 1, p81 

    The article evaluates the TAMMSCOAT acrylic coating.

  • VMA 'pumps up' performance.
    Sturch, Carolyn A. // Concrete Products; Nov2002, Vol. 105 Issue 11, p6 

    Introduces the Rheomac 362 viscosity-modifying concrete admixture from Master Builders Inc. Factors ensuring concrete stability, facilitating placement, pumping and finishing processes; Advantages of the products.

  • Consolida��o de pastas ciment�cias contendo policarboxilatos um estudo calorim�trico e reol�gico.
    Lyra, J. S.; Romano, R. C. O.; Pileggi, R. G.; Gouv�a, D. // Ceramica; abr-jun2012, Vol. 58 Issue 346, p137 

    No abstract available.

  • STANDARD FOR PLACEMENT OF SUBFREEZING MATERIAL ADVANCES.
    Lyra, J. S.; Romano, R. C. O.; Pileggi, R. G.; Gouv�a, D. // ENR: Engineering News-Record; 01/22/2001, Vol. 246 Issue 3, p15 

    Reports that a Civil Engineering Research Foundation panel, led by Charles Korhonen, has released a document on the development of what could be a standard for using admixture-laden concrete that cures at 23 degrees Farenheit. Highlights of the document; Korhonen's background in concrete...

  • Building a market on cement foundations.
    Fattah, Hassan // Chemical Week; 12/6/1995, Vol. 157 Issue 22, p58 

    Reports on the growing popularity of concrete additives in the construction market. Sales of additive producers including Grace Construction Products as of 1995; Benefits of concrete additives.

  • CORTEC© CORP.
    Fattah, Hassan // Concrete International; Jan2007, Vol. 29 Issue 1, p74 

    The article evaluates the MCI-2005 AL concrete admixture from Cortec Corp.

  • FMC CORP.
    Fattah, Hassan // Concrete International; Jan2007, Vol. 29 Issue 1, p75 

    The article evaluates the Lifetime N admixture from FMC Corp.

  • Color-Matching Patches.
    Fattah, Hassan // Concrete Construction; Nov2010, Vol. 55 Issue 11, p53 

    The article provides an answer to a question of how to match the color-matching patches with the existing concrete sidewalks.

  • Cheap Fix.
    Wilson, Jim; Coledan, Stefano; Cottrill, Ken; Ditlea, Steve; Fillon, Mike; Gromer, Cliff; Rosenberg, Barry // Popular Mechanics; May99, Vol. 176 Issue 5, p28 

    Details an inexpensive concrete additive that could reduce the reconstruction cost of a bridge. Study conducted by civil engineering researchers of Pennsylvania State University on the additive; Features of Ipanex.

  • Keeping the Water Out.
    Dolan, Kerry A. // Forbes Asia; Mar2010, Vol. 6 Issue 3, p21 

    The article evaluates Carlstadt, an additive for waterproofing concrete, developed by Hycrete Inc.

  • Grace tests shrinkage reducing admixture.
    Dolan, Kerry A. // Concrete Products; May97, Vol. 100 Issue 5, p13 

    Reports that Grace Construction Products has introduced the Eclipse liquid admixture for concrete that reduces materials shrinkage due to drying. Target applications for the admixture; Chemical action against the mechanism that causes shrinkage; Development collaboration with Arco Chemical.

  • Admixtures.
    Dolan, Kerry A. // Concrete Products; Jul98, Vol. 101 Issue 7, p24 

    Presents a directory of manufacturers of concrete admixtures for the concrete industry in the United States. Includes Concrete Producers Solutions; CTS Cement Mfg. Co,; Master Builders Inc.

  • Boral broadens admixture business with Arizona facility.
    Dolan, Kerry A. // Concrete Products; Jun99, Vol. 102 Issue 6, p10 

    Announces the opening of Boral Material Technologies' chemical admixture facility in Eloy, Arizona. Provision of on-site inventory for ready mix, prestress and precast customers throughout the Western part of the United States.

  • Pouch acts as concrete solution for additives.
    Hartman, Lauren R. // Packaging Digest; Mar2000, Vol. 37 Issue 3, p66 

    Reports on Fritz-Pak Corp.'s use of Chris-Craft's Monosol pouch films for its concrete priming and other concrete admixture products. Capability of the water-soluble pouches to function under extreme weather conditions; Use of polyethylene outer bag to protect the products contained in the...

  • ASH GROVE.
    Hartman, Lauren R. // Concrete International; Jan2008, Vol. 30 Issue 1, p66 

    The article evaluates the Durapoz F® performance-enhanced pozzolan from Ash Grove Cement Co.

  • KRYTON INTERNATIONAL INC.
    Hartman, Lauren R. // Concrete International; Jan2008, Vol. 30 Issue 1, p67 

    The article evaluates the Krystol Internal Membrane ™ (KIM®) waterproofing admixture from Kryton International Inc.

  • FRITZ-PAK.
    Hartman, Lauren R. // Concrete International; Jan2008, Vol. 30 Issue 1, p67 

    The article evaluates the Contractor Pak from Fritz-Pak Corp.

  • GENERAL RESOURCE TECHNOLOGY (GRT).
    Hartman, Lauren R. // Concrete International; Jan2008, Vol. 30 Issue 1, p67 

    The article evaluates the Polychem SPC water-reducing admixture from General Resource Technology (GRT).

  • IAI.
    Hartman, Lauren R. // Concrete International; Jan2008, Vol. 30 Issue 1, p68 

    The article evaluates the CONEX calcined inorganic powder from IAI.

  • TUF-STRAND SF.
    Hartman, Lauren R. // Concrete International; Jan2008, Vol. 30 Issue 1, p81 

    The article evaluates the TUF-STRAND SF patented synthetic macro-fiber.

  • THE SUPREMES.
    Hartman, Lauren R. // Concrete International; Jan2008, Vol. 30 Issue 1, p81 

    The article evaluates the Supremes resistance concrete repair.

  • Enhancing the performance of dry mix mortars.
    Hartman, Lauren R. // European Coatings Journal; Apr2011, Issue 4, p96 

    The article offers brief information on the Ternal EV calcium aluminate and Ternal RGS additives for dry-mix mortars from Kerneos.

  • Runway specs may take off soon.
    Hartman, Lauren R. // ENR: Engineering News-Record; 7/15/96, Vol. 237 Issue 3, p14 

    Reports on the US Air Force's adoption of concrete aggregate standards by spring 1996 for highways and other concrete projects. Details on the formation of a task force to develop a specifications guide for airfield construction; Comment from USAF structural engineer Jim Lafrenz; Field testing...

  • THE EUCLID CHEMICAL CO.
    Hartman, Lauren R. // Concrete International; Jan2007, Vol. 29 Issue 1, p73 

    The article evaluates the Eucon SRA admixture from Euclid Chemical Co.

  • PRO MIX TECHNOLOGIES.
    Hartman, Lauren R. // Concrete International; Jan2007, Vol. 29 Issue 1, p74 

    The article evaluates the Environmix admixture from Pro Mix Technologies.

  • BASF ADMIXTURES.
    Hartman, Lauren R. // Concrete International; Jan2007, Vol. 29 Issue 1, p74 

    The article evaluates the Rheomac Viscosity Modifying Admixtures from Basf Admixtures Inc.

  • AXIM ITALCEMENTI GROUP.
    Hartman, Lauren R. // Concrete International; Jan2007, Vol. 29 Issue 1, p74 

    The article evaluates the Catexol LN admixture from Axim Italcementi Group.

  • FRITZ-PAK CORP.
    Hartman, Lauren R. // Concrete International; Jan2007, Vol. 29 Issue 1, p75 

    The article evaluates the Fill Flow surfactant from Fritz-Pak Corp.

  • GEMITE PRODUCTS INC.
    Hartman, Lauren R. // Concrete International; Jan2007, Vol. 29 Issue 1, p75 

    The article evaluates the Adi-Con CW Plus from Gemite Products Inc.

  • HOWELL ENTERPRISES, INC.
    Hartman, Lauren R. // Concrete International; Jan2007, Vol. 29 Issue 1, p75 

    The article evaluates the Kalmatron admixture from Howell Enterprises Inc.

  • SEMINARS FOR PRODUCERS.
    Hartman, Lauren R. // Concrete Producer; Jan2008, Vol. 26 Issue 1, p88 

    The article focuses on seminars for concrete producers to be held at the World of Concrete show in Nevada in January 2008. It includes "Using Chemical Admixtures to Achieve Better Concrete," "Adding Water on Site: To Add, or Not to Add?" and "Concrete Mix Design Part II: Adjusting With...

  • The Beauty of Sustainability.
    Mitchell, Shelby O. // Concrete Construction; Feb2011, Vol. 56 Issue 2, p47 

    The article evaluates the MicroWhite white Silica fume concrete admixture from Elkem Materials Inc.

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