curing compound

curing compound

A liquid which is sprayed (or otherwise applied) to newly placed concrete which retards the loss of water during curing.
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"Nonetheless, the application of a curing compound in construction is needed to facilitate the hydration process of the concrete as well as mitigate the moisture loss-induced distress."
The concern with the faster curing compound is the scorch time.
The TC12-28, meanwhile, will be used to apply "a tined finish to the concrete or a full coverage of liquid curing compound, ensuring that the freshly paved concrete cures properly in the Middle East temperatures".
Curing compound. Rock Cure O2P water based concrete curing compound complying with ASTM C-309 (ASTM, 1999b), Type 2, Class A was used in this study.
Pros often skip the plastic and spray on a waxy liquid "curing compound" to slow down evaporation.
The Spray Thick[TM] Curing Compound Sprayer is designed to spray up to 35 percent solids.
The surface must be kept wet by either constant "misting" or applying a curing compound designed to form a membrane on the surface.
B- A pigmented curing compound is sprayed on damp concrete.
The 2016 Missouri Concrete Conference, May 3-4 on the Rolla campus, will feature presentations covering steel or macro synthetic fibers in concrete; impact of air pollution control on fly ash; proper curing techniques and materials; soil stabilization and full-depth reclamation; new American Concrete Institute pavement construction guide; lithium silicate curing compound; floor slabs and toppings; practical applications of resistivity testing; the Super Air Meter; city and county pavement management programs; and, Missouri Department of Transportation bridge girder specifications.
By simultaneously providing a curing compound plus penetrating silane/siloxane sealer, product developers contend, the technology greatly reduces labor through fewer jobsite visits.