Concrete Admixtures

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Let us go back to basics! This article tackles the most commonly asked questions about air-entrained concrete. The top 5 questions on Google are: What is air entrainment in concrete? Why is air entrainment used in concrete? What are the benefits of air entrained concrete? ...

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News travel fast. So, it is understandably hard to stay up to date on industry trends. For buyers working in the purchasing department of chemical industries, researching for natural materials is time intensive. To help buyers in their search for products and information, we compiled this...

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It is common to use natural fine aggregates (natural sand) in concrete. However, the environmental impacts caused by the extraction of this natural resource and its scarcity in certain regions means that crushed sand is increasingly sought after for the production of concrete. Due to the...

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Today marks the 51st anniversary of Earth Day, a worldwide event that since its creation has changed society. It also marks the redefinition of what we consider industrial progress to be. Thankfully, the emphasis is now on clean energy, decarbonization and practicing methods that have...

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Air entraining agents are used by themselves or teamed-up with other concrete additives to enhance concrete properties. Far from being an extra cost, air entraining agents have established themselves in the concrete industry with serious players as a must-have to: Improve workability, Reduce bleeding, and ...

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Not only is it our 2019 resolution, but Polytrade is dedicated to learning. This is the second technical course of the year, and the second of many more to come. We are 100% committed to understanding the micro and macro environments where our products are...

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Given the increasing demand for natural resins in the global market as companies focus more on their green footprint and allied with the decrease in the supply of the Vinsol resin, Polytrade offers its line of Carbofen products as a substitute and extender for Vinsol. A...

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Winter, especially farther away from the equator, equals white landscapes and that time of the year to cozy up to a fireplace. To us humans, winter is just another season, but to concrete structures, it’s when those buildings, roads, bridges, etc.…...

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