surface scaling

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Local flaking or peeling away of the surface portion of concrete or mortar.
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A change of measured density is a form of surface scaling required during fractal analysis.
Nor internal frost damage (critical value: compressive strength reduction [less than or equal to] 5%) nor surface scaling (critical value: mass lost [less than or equal to] 1 kg/[m.sup.2]) do not provide sufficient information about condition or changes in structure of concrete.
One type of deterioration of concrete structures by cyclic freeze-thaw is surface scaling. Surface scaling is the loss of paste and mortar from the surface of concrete by the cyclic freeze-thaw or by an internal reaction of aggregate (e.g.

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