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October 25 - October 31, 2010

How can I determine when concrete has cured sufficiently to be coated, besides waiting the 28 days typically specified?

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From Car F. of Municipal City on November 5, 2010:
The simplest and most inexpensive method: more

From avneet bhargava of jk meridian coatings on November 3, 2010:
Painting of concrete is very tricky. The curi more

From Tom Gibbons of Greenman Pedersen Inc. on November 2, 2010:
I think that the question is a trick question more

From Tom Schwerdt of Active Transportation Advocates on October 29, 2010:
Judging by the answers, there seems to be som more

From Dan Harper of Muehlhan Offshore Inc. on October 27, 2010:
I would concider the concrete cured enough if more

From Luis Tapia of CPPQ on October 27, 2010:
It depends of several factors, kind of cement more

From Marco Antonio Alvarado Meneses of Sherwin Williams Perú on October 26, 2010:
I guess that you have "moisture" in mind. In o more

From Chuck Pease of MMI Tank on October 25, 2010:
Typically, you would want to perform either t more

From Tom Schwerdt of Active Transportation Advocates on October 25, 2010:
Measure the pH of the concrete and ensure it has d more

From Oluwadunsin Ajayi of PFL Engineering on October 25, 2010:
To determine when concrete is fully cured for more

From richard d souza of stoncor middle east llc on October 25, 2010:
Tensile and compressive strength data should more

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