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Combining the extremes: concrete admixtures for 3-D printing

The building industry is being transformed by new technology: 3-D printing has the potential to revolutionize building. 3-D printing has already opened up previously ...
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Hot stored chemicals: realistic calculation of surface temperature ...

The accidental spillage of coffee from a cup, an event that often occurs in everyday life, shows the two major principles regarding the functionality of secondary ...
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Car parks, what makes the difference

We have seen in the article Even car parks must be protected what are the key parameters to identify a waterproofing solution able to ensure durability and functionality ...
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Hot spray applied waterproofing vs. bitumen sheets

Bitumen has been a well-known waterproofing material for centuries; the bitumen sheets now available represent the final stage of evolution of this material. Bitumen is ...
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Master Protect 9000: Extra protection for offshore wind turbine ...

MasterProtect 9000 is a new highly durable coating system for offshore and marine structures developed by the Master Builders Solutions laboratory experts during several ...
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Secondary containment solutions to protect the environment and manage ...

Today, operators of processing plants such as petrochemical and other chemical plants must have plans and measures in place to contain a hazardous spill of chemicals ...
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Ucrete provides flooring for innovative dairy R&D facility

Arla Foods’ R&D teams push the boundaries of science and technology every day to make the most of dairy. When the company conceived its new research complex – the Arla ...
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The challenges of water containment

Water is life and ensuring its proper containment has been a priority since a early stage of humanity. Throughout history, wooden, ceramic and stone containers have been ...
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Looking for dry and safe structures? Waterproof your concrete!

Concrete is the number one building material in the world because it is strong, durable, and can provide a safe and comfortable environment in which to live and work. ...
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How to properly protect deck surfaces in a car park

A coating that provides effective protection and waterproofing plays a crucial role in the long-term structural integrity and cost efficiency of any car park. How can a ...
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Is one single solution for all types of roofs possible?

The oldest roof found by archeologists is a mammoth skin discovered in Siberia (about -40,000 BCE). Little by little our ancestors improved roofs; thatch, straw and ...
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Ucrete flooring: still here for the best-selling beer

As Ucrete’s 50th-anniversary celebrations continue, we take a look at one project that has stood the test of time in the most challenging of environments – Magor ...
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