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Reducing the Moisture Content in Poured Concrete Slabs

From D+D, May 2014



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by Don Schnell, DRYCO

When the concrete is too wet for flooring, your best bet - natural drying, dehumidification or sealers - depends on schedule and budget....
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Tagged categories: Climate Control; Dehumidification; Dehumidification Technologies; DRYCO; Floors; Humidity and moisture; Moisture Control Services

Comment from Tom Schwerdt, (7/28/2014, 8:42 AM)

...and I didn’t see mention of one very effective and well established method for minimizing excess water: Reducing the water of convenience through the use of superplasticizers in the mix design. Very well established method for structural concrete, as reducing excess water from the mix design increases the strength of the concrete. This should be added to the mix design section. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Superplasticizer


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