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November 19 - November 25, 2012

What’s the best way to prevent corrosion of reinforcing bar in concrete?

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From Jim Johnson of CHLOR*RID International Inc. on May 18, 2015:
The best way to prevent corrosion of rebar is to s more

From Mark Bowen of City Of Ravenna on May 15, 2015:
Use epoxy-coated or stainless steel rebar. more

From Anthony Asmar of gulf silicone on May 15, 2015:
A zinc-rich primer with DFT of 75 micron is good e more

From Joe Miller of NextGen Green Building Products, Inc. dba on May 11, 2015:
Coating the rebars will work to slow the corrosion more

From Kiran Pawar of Asiab Paints Berger Bahrain on May 11, 2015:
Maintain the high alkalinity of the concrete. Use more

From Warren Brand of Chicago Corrosion Group on May 7, 2015:
Coat the rebar by hot dip galvanizing. more

From Trinidad Diaz of Keppel Prince Engineering on May 5, 2015:
Galvanize your rebar. more

From Rick Simpson of Zinga UK on November 22, 2012:
 We have coated over 200,000 tons of rebars w more

From Carl Thompson of Hill Brothers on November 19, 2012:
     Densify the surface with more

From Arun Gopinathan of BASF Construction Chemical on November 22, 2012:
     Use a good anti-carbonati more

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Tagged categories: Concrete; Corrosion; Quality Control; Rebar