Corrosion Inhibitors in Concrete
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Published by Diane Pub Co .
Written in English


  • Engineering - Civil,
  • Technology,
  • Science/Mathematics

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Edition Notes

ContributionsT. Paul Teng (Foreword)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages68
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL10857749M
ISBN 100756727774
ISBN 109780756727772

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Corrosion inhibitors provide the right performance in concrete for mitigating deterioration caused by the aggressive chloride exposure conditions. The result is a more durable concrete mixture with increased service life potential. Inhibits corrosion at its most critical points. Resistance to concrete deterioration caused by corrosion of steel. Flexcrete offers various anti-corrosion measures which can extend the lifespan of infrastructure and buildings. For example, our surface-applied corrosion inhibitors are specially formulated to migrate through concrete on existing structures to seek out and help protect the steel reinforcement. The second half of the book, which deals with corrosion prevention methods, starts with a discussion on stainless steels as reinforcement materials. There are comprehensive reviews of the use of surface treatments and coatings, of the application of corrosion inhibitors and of the application of electrochemical techniques. Corrosion inhibitors are defined as chemical compounds, both inorganic and organic, that are added to water or other liquids or gases in small amounts to reduce the corrosion rate by affecting the anodic half-cell reaction, the cathodic half-cell reaction, or both. From: Corrosion of Steel in Concrete Structures.

Cemprotec MCI® is a surface-applied corrosion inhibitor formulated to migrate through concrete on existing structures to seek out and help to protect the steel reinforcement. It should be used as part of the Flexcrete Concrete Repair and Protection System on reinforced concrete structures where additional protection is required, particularly from the effects of chloride attack. The book is essential reading for researchers, practitioners and engineers who are involved in materials characterisation and corrosion of steel in concrete structures. Key Features Provides comprehensive coverage on a broad range of topics related to the corrosion of steel bars in concrete.   Dr. Revie coauthored the third and fourth editions of Corrosion and Corrosion Control, a widely used textbook, and was the editor of the second edition of Uhlig's Corrosion Handbook. Dr. Revie is a Fellow of NACE International, ASM International, and the Canadian Institute of . The film-forming amines are routinely used as corrosion inhibitors in vapor condensate circuits. These fatty amines have 4 to 18 carbon atoms and are disposed parallel to each other and, perpendicular in relation to the walls, creating a continuous and impermeable film. The amount used is between 2 and 20 mgL –1.

Although corrosion-inhibitors can raise the corrosion threshold, they are not an alternative to impermeable durable concrete. Corrosion-inhibiting admixtures have little effect on strength at either early or later ages. The function of this type of admixture is to enhance the long term durability of reinforced concrete by enhancing passivation.   This book focuses on the chloride and carbonation induced corrosion of steel in concrete, presenting transport mechanisms and electrochemical concepts. Other types of corrosion of steel and degradation of concrete are also treated. reinforcing steel, the adoption of corrosion inhibitors in the concrete industry is relatively limited (Bűchler, ). This is despite the fact that the development of corrosion inhibitors for concrete started in the ’s and they are commonly and successfully used in other applications such as fuels, hydraulics, heating and Size: KB. Silica fume, fly ash, and blast-furnace slag reduce the permeability of the concrete to the penetration of chloride ions. Corrosion inhibitors, such as calcium nitrite, act to prevent corro- sion in the presence of chloride ions. In all cases, they are added to quality concrete at w/c less than or equal to