Recommendations of RILEM TC 260-RSC for using Superabsorbent Polymers (SAP) for Improving Freeze-Thaw Resistance of Cement-Based Materials
This recommendation is focused on application of superabsorbent polymers (SAP) for the improvement of the resistance of cement-based materials to freeze—thaw attack with or without deicing salts. A simple approach to the determination of the amount and properties of SAP as well as methods to verify SAP effectiveness for frost resistance protection are presented.
V. Mechtcherine et al., "Recommendations of RILEM TC 260-RSC for using Superabsorbent Polymers (SAP) for Improving Freeze-Thaw Resistance of Cement-Based Materials," Materials and Structures/Materiaux et Constructions, vol. 52, no. 4, Springer Netherlands, Aug 2019.
The definitive version is available at https://doi.org/10.1617/s11527-019-1375-4
Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering
Keywords and Phrases
Deicing salt; Freezeâ€“thaw; Frost resistance; Superabsorbent polymers
International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)
Article - Journal
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