Moisture In CMUs: When Is It Safe To Paint?

From JPCL, Spring 2017

By Zenith F. Czora, Crommelin


When it comes to concrete block, the successful coatings application often requires knowledge of the presence of moisture....


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Tagged categories: alkalinity; ASTM D4263-83; Blistering; Breathability; Cement; Coating failure; Concrete coatings and treatments; Concrete masonry units (CMU); Condensation; Dew-point; Drying; Durability; Electrical Impedance; Humidity and moisture; Instruments; Masonry; Meters and gauges; Moisture detection; moisture vapor transmission (MVT); Mortars; Permeability; permeance; Plasters; Site/field testing; Temperature; Walls

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