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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.

  • 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...

  • BASF opens production line of concrete admixtures in Russia.
    Marsh, Don // 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.
    Marsh, Don // 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.
    Marsh, Don // 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • WATERPROOFING ADDITIVE.
    Gunther, Judith Anne // Concrete Products; Oct2009, Vol. 112 Issue 10, pPC8 

    The article evaluates the InfiniShield waterproofing admixture from Hycrete Inc.

  • VMA 'pumps up' performance.
    Gunther, Judith Anne // 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.

  • 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.

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

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

  • CORTEC© CORP.
    Dolan, Kerry A. // Concrete International; Jan2007, Vol. 29 Issue 1, p74 

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

  • FMC CORP.
    Dolan, Kerry A. // Concrete International; Jan2007, Vol. 29 Issue 1, p75 

    The article evaluates the Lifetime N admixture from FMC Corp.

  • Stopping Corrosion.
    Palmer Jr., William D. // Concrete Construction; Jan2014, p1 

    The article evaluates the MCI-2005 NS admixture, for corrosion protection to steel and other metals in concrete, from Cortec.

  • SUSTAINABLE MEDIUM-STRENGTH CONCRETE (CS-CONCRETE) FROM COLLIERY SPOIL IN SOUTH WALES UK.
    Kinuthia, John; Snelson, David; Gailius, Albinas // Journal of Civil Engineering & Management; 2009, Vol. 15 Issue 2, p149 

    This paper reviews one way in which colliery spoil can be utilized in low-strength concrete. Colliery Spoil (CS) (minestone), a by-product of coal mining, is abundant in most parts of the world. It has potential as a construction material but it has not been fully appreciated. This is partly...

  • Durability focus.
    Kinuthia, John; Snelson, David; Gailius, Albinas // Construction Europe; Feb2014, Vol. 25 Issue 1, p55 

    The article presents a review of concrete additive MCI-2005 NS by corrosion solutions company Cortec.

  • Grace tests shrinkage reducing admixture.
    Kinuthia, John; Snelson, David; Gailius, Albinas // 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.
    Kinuthia, John; Snelson, David; Gailius, Albinas // 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.
    Kinuthia, John; Snelson, David; Gailius, Albinas // 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...

  • 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...

  • 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.

  • Admixture demand grows.
    Mitchell, Shelby O. // Concrete Products; Mar2000, Vol. 103 Issue 3, p10 

    Presents an outlook for the cement and concrete additive markets in the United States. Increased dosages per cubic yard of mix; Increase in the use of concrete in construction overall; Findings of the report titled `Cement & Concrete Additives.'

  • Admixtures for high performance concrete.
    Mitchell, Shelby O. // Concrete Products; Jul2002, Vol. 105 Issue 7, p92 

    Reports the use of chemical admixtures in high performance concrete in the U.S. Increase of concrete resistance to freeze/thaw damage; List of corrosion inhibitors; Applications of shrinkage-reducing admixtures.

  • Abstracts.
    Mitchell, Shelby O. // Concrete International; Nov2004, Vol. 26 Issue 11, p112 

    Presents several abstracts on concrete design published in the November 2004 issue of the journal "Concrete International." "Report on Bridge Decks Free of Steel Reinforcement (ACI ITG 304); "Quality Management System for Concrete Construction (ACI-121R-04)"; "Guide for the Use of High-Range...

  • STAIN OFFERS BEAUTY AND PROTECTION.
    Mitchell, Shelby O. // Concrete International; Aug2007, Vol. 29 Issue 8, p78 

    The article evaluates the Concrete Colors, a semi-transparent stain that provides decorative finish, from Seal-Krete Inc.

  • Development of Cost-Effective Self-Consolidating Concrete Incorporating Fly Ash, Slag Cement, or Viscosity-Modifying Admixtures.
    Lachemi, Mohamed; Hossain, Khandaker M.A.; Lambros, Vasilios; Bouzoubaa, Nabil // ACI Materials Journal; Sep/Oct2003, Vol. 100 Issue 5, p419 

    Conducts a study to produce an economical self-consolidating concrete (SCC) with desired properties using viscosity modifying admixtures (VMA). Presentation of the comparative performance of SCC manufactured with fly ash (FA), slag cement and VMA based on cost and mechanical properties; Focus on...

  • FRITZ-PAK.
    Lachemi, Mohamed; Hossain, Khandaker M.A.; Lambros, Vasilios; Bouzoubaa, Nabil // Concrete International; Mar2007, Vol. 29 Issue 3, p66 

    The article evaluates Fritz-Pak's Slick-Pak Liquid state-of-the-art liquid pump primer that increases the ease and range of concrete pumpability.

  • ISG Resources to market metakaolin admixtures.
    Lachemi, Mohamed; Hossain, Khandaker M.A.; Lambros, Vasilios; Bouzoubaa, Nabil // Concrete Products; Sep99, Vol. 102 Issue 9, p13 

    Reports on ISG Resources Inc.'s plan to market metakaolin admixtures in specialty markets. Acquisition of a South Carolina grinding and packaging facility where rotary kiln generated metakaolin will be processed and packaged for distribution; Advantages offered by the firm's CEMax product.

  • High volume ash mixes gain strength and acceptance.
    Halverson, Richard // Concrete Products; Sep99, Vol. 102 Issue 9, p82 

    Part II. Looks at the market development of high-volume fly ash concrete beyond the Washington State Department of Transportation's bridge deck program. Results of further testing of the Ash Modified Overlay and other lower total cementitious content mixes; Uses of the three kinds of mixes;...

  • Resurgence is forecast for concrete additives market.
    Halverson, Richard // Construction Europe; Mar2012, Vol. 23 Issue 2, p8 

    The article reports on the projection that international demand for cement and concrete additives will grow 8.3% annually in 2015 which is driven by recovery in the North American construction industry.

  • Green Concrete Mix.
    Halverson, Richard // Qualified Remodeler; Oct2009, Vol. 45 Issue 10, p80 

    The article evaluates the Green Concrete Mix from Quikrete Cos. Inc.

  • Eco-friendly mix.
    Halverson, Richard // Concrete Construction; Jan2010, Vol. 55 Issue 1, p68 

    The article evaluates the Green Concrete Mix from Quikrete Cos. Inc .

  • LONG LIVE ROCK.
    Tiku, Nitasha // Inc.; Nov2007, Vol. 29 Issue 11, p130 

    The article provides information on Hycrete, a water-soluble additive that helps break down concrete for recycling.

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