shrinkage-compensating

shrinkage-compensating

A characteristic of grout, mortar, or concrete made with an expansive cement in which volume increase, if restrained, induces compressive stresses which are intended to approximately offset the tendency of drying shrinkage to induce tensile stresses.
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source of "Standard Practice for the Use of Shrinkage-Compensating Concrete," Rubin earned a B.
The facility features energy-efficient LED lighting and a shrinkage-compensating concrete-slab floor.