air entraining

air entraining

Descriptive of the capability of a material or process to develop a system of minute bubbles of air in cement paste, concrete, or mortar.
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The segmentation by type includes Superplasticizers, Normal Plasticizers, Accelerating Agents, Retarding Agents, Air Entraining Agents and Waterproofing Agents and others.
According to the new research report " Concrete Admixtures Market by Type (Superplasticizers, Normal Plasticizers, Accelerating Agents, Retarding Agents, Air Entraining Agents, Waterproofing Agents and Others) - Global Trends & Forecasts to 2019" published by MarketsandMarkets, defines and segments the global concrete admixtures market with an analysis and forecast of its global volume and value.
However, the required concrete air content can be achieved by increasing the dosage of air entraining admixture.
Two out of these four admixtures included different types of air-entraining agents, a vinsol resin-based air entraining agent, and synthetic-type air entraining agent.
In general, mixtures prepared with synthetic air entraining agent exhibited a more stable foam system [in tests] than mixtures prepared with vinsol resin-based air entraining agent.
Construction chemicals are widely used for waterproofing repairs, crack and expansion joint fillers, bonding agents, tile adhesives, plasticizers, retarders, air entraining compound accelerators and others.
In this research, Frost & Sullivan's expert analysts thoroughly examine the following admixtures: accelerating, retarding, plasticizing as well as superplasticizing, and air entraining.
Powder Activated Carbons, which can be up to a thousand times more absorptive than Natural Carbon, will absorb air entraining admixtures when used in concrete to provide freeze thaw durability, rendering the fly ash unusable.
Concrete producers often deal with this situation by adding air entraining chemicals.