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Sealers and coatings for masonry and concrete: The essentials

From JAC, January 2006

by Deborah Slaton, James D. Connolly, and Leonard L. Phelps

This article examines reasons for sealing or coating (or not coating) exterior masonry and concrete, the types of coating systems currrently in use, and measures for ensuring successful coating applications....
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Tagged categories: Acrylic; Breathability; Carbon dioxide; Carbonation; Chlorides; Coating selection; Concrete; Concrete masonry units (CMU); Masonry; Sealers; Silane; Siloxane; Styrene; Sulfates; Surface preparation

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