Measuring Vertical Concrete Surface pH: Testing for Severe Exposures

From JPCL, May 2019

By Vaughn O’Dea, Tnemec Company, Inc.


Concrete that has been distressed from chemically induced deterioration should be properly prepared to achieve a sound substrate prior to the application of protective linings for severe service environments. Concrete surface pH testing is one quality- control method of assessing the appropriate removal of chemical ingress. This article explores a more appropriate testing procedure for vertical concrete that has been developed....


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Tagged categories: concrete; Exposure conditions; Humidity and moisture; pH testing; Quality Control; Vaughn O'Dea; Wastewater Plants

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