Installation of Joint Sealants in Cold Weather

Installation of Joint Sealants in Cold Weather

  • By: Jennifer Crisman
  • Date: 11-05-2018
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The onset of cold weather does not mean that work stops in the concrete construction industry. Many materials, including concrete, specialty repair mortars…

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Don’t Let the Cold Slow Down Production!

Don’t Let the Cold Slow Down Production!

  • By: Ray Fete
  • Date: 11-02-2018
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The leaves are starting to change color, the weather is getting colder, and concrete is getting tougher and tougher to place.  This means one thing – the beginning of Accelerator Season!  Whether you…

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NEW PRODUCT: HYDRAPEL MORTAR ADMIXTURE

NEW PRODUCT: HYDRAPEL MORTAR ADMIXTURE

  • By: Ken Sroka
  • Date: 10-01-2018
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HYDRAPEL MORTAR ADMIXTURE is a dry-blended formula based on new generation hydrophobic powders and other key ingredients. This dry polymer-based admixture imparts water repellency, efflorescence…

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Silane and Siloxane Water Repellents for Concrete and Masonry

Silane and Siloxane Water Repellents for Concrete and Masonry

  • By: Jennifer Crisman
  • Date: 09-27-2018
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Cementitious building materials such as concrete, mortar, and masonry tend to readily absorb water because of their pore and capillary structure.  To prevent…

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New Admixture - EUCON SE

New Admixture - EUCON SE

  • By: Euclid Chemical
  • Date: 08-15-2018
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EUCON SE is a brand new C494, Type A & D liquid water-reducing and set retarding admixture.  Particularly effective when used in conjunction with a…

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Vandex - Crystalline Waterproofing

Vandex - Crystalline Waterproofing

  • By: Euclid Chemical
  • Date: 08-14-2018
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When it comes to stability and durability, concrete is an excellent building material. However, to ensure a long service life, concrete must be…

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Extraordinary Self-Consolidating Concrete

Extraordinary Self-Consolidating Concrete

  • By: Euclid Chemical
  • Date: 06-28-2018
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Self-Consolidating Concrete (SCC), or self-compacting concrete, is a high-performance concrete known for its unique characteristics of being highly flowable yet…

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Plastol AMP-X3 – Polycarboxylate Admixture

Plastol AMP-X3 – Polycarboxylate Admixture

  • By: Euclid Chemical
  • Date: 06-12-2018
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PLASTOL AMP-X³ is a unique ASTM C494 Type S admixture with unmatched workability extension compared to other admixtures on the market…

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Moisture Mitigation - Product Launch

Moisture Mitigation - Product Launch

  • By: Steve Scarpinato
  • Date: 05-17-2018
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Excess concrete moisture can damage flooring materials, regardless of how well the flooring system is installed.  When too much moisture is present in a concrete slab…

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Diagnosing 5 Common Concrete Sealer Problems

Diagnosing 5 Common Concrete Sealer Problems

  • By: Jennifer Crisman
  • Date: 05-09-2018
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Concrete sealer problems can be a source of frustration for concrete contractors. When a concrete sealer does not look or perform as expected, the cause can usually…

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NSF/ANSI 61 Certified Products

NSF/ANSI 61 Certified Products

  • By: Jennifer Crisman
  • Date: 05-03-2018
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NSF/ANSI Standard 61 is a set of national standards for materials and equipment that come into contact with drinking water. The stringent requirements of…

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Hot Weather Concrete

Hot Weather Concrete

  • By: Euclid Chemical
  • Date: 04-19-2018
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Euclid Chemical has revised the Hot Weather Concrete Technical Bulletin to include updates from ACI 305.1-14 (Specification for Hot Weather Concreting). This…

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The Fiber App is Back

The Fiber App is Back

  • By: Euclid Chemical
  • Date: 04-10-2018
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Euclid Chemical has re-launched FiberCalc , the TUF-STRAND SF Fiber Calculator, as a web-based APP that is now compatible with the recent upgrades to iOS11…

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5 New Increte Products

5 New Increte Products

  • By: Rich Cofoid
  • Date: 04-04-2018
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Euclid Chemical’s line of Increte decorative concrete products has been expanded to include a polyaspartic floor coating, polymer modified jointing sand...…

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Construction Under the Microscope

Construction Under the Microscope

  • By: Euclid Chemical
  • Date: 03-23-2018
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As the construction industry gets bigger, with ever larger buildings and ever greater projects, the technology at its heart is getting smaller and smaller.…

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HYDRAPEL System Launched at Icon Expo 2018

HYDRAPEL System Launched at Icon Expo 2018

  • By: Ken Sroka
  • Date: 03-20-2018
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This North American trade show for the concrete block, paver, and manufactured stone veneer industries was held at the Indiana Convention Center...…

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With Every Fiber of Our Being

With Every Fiber of Our Being

  • By: Michael Mahoney
  • Date: 02-14-2018
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While the use of reinforcing fibers in concrete may not have the same curb appeal as glass skyscrapers or multi-level highway interchanges, their…

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New Tools and Tech on Our New Website

New Tools and Tech on Our New Website

  • By: Euclid Chemical
  • Date: 02-08-2018

Our new site has been redesigned to make it easier for contractors, engineers, ready-mix producers, and end users to find…

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