Chemical-Resistant Concrete

The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Chemical-Resistant Concrete

 

the general name of a group of concretes that retain their properties when subjected to the action of such chemicals as acids, alkalis, and organic solvents. The binders used include chemically inert organic polymers, water glass, molten sulfur, and bitumen and pitch compositions; fillers include sand and crushed granite, basalt, quartz, and silica flour. Chemical-resistant concrete is used for structural members, for production equipment in chemical enterprises, and in purification plants. The primary types of chemical-resistant concrete are acid-resistant concrete, polymer concrete, and asphalt concrete.

REFERENCES

Zashchita stroitel’nykh konstruktsii ot korrozii. Moscow, 1966.
Mastiki, polimerbetony ipolimersilikaty. Moscow, 1975.
The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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