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Thursday, March 29, 2012

What effect does the high alkalinity of concrete have on corrosion of rebar within the concrete?

Accelerates corrosion
Passivates the steel rebar minimizing corrosion
No effect
Prevents penetrating sealers from blocking moisture thereby advancing corrosion

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