autogenous healing

autogenous healing

[ȯ′täj·ə·nəs ′hēl·iŋ]
(engineering)
A natural process of closing and filling cracks in concrete or mortar while it is kept damp.

autogenous healing

A natural process of closing and filling cracks in concrete or mortar while it is kept damp.
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During most tours of concrete pipe plants, viewing stations are set up to allow participants to observe reinforcement cage production, cage delivery, pipe removal from the floor, rounding ring removal, the pipe production machine, pipe production cycle, removal of the pipe to kiln cars, tip out, deburring, stenciling, quality control, yarding, a three-edge bearing (3EB) test, and autogenous healing.
01 and ultimate) a month earlier at the autogenous healing display.
Autogenous healing of concrete in the drinking water industry.
These fine cracks can heal under favorable moisture conditions, to which Turner (1973) referred as autogenous healing.