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Animal fat in slaughterhouses often penetrates concrete surfaces. If the fat is not removed before the concrete is coated, the fat can cause the coating to fail. How do you identify and remove the contamination before coating the concrete?

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From Michael Quaranta of OPERATIONS 40 on June 28, 2016:
You should have thought about this when the facili more

From Joe Miller of NextGen Green Building Products, Inc. dba Direct2Contractors on June 27, 2016:
I have always preferred the boring of cores and th more

From David Stringfellow of Modjeski and Masters on June 23, 2016:
Use a black light to identify contamination. more

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