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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? ...

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...

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...

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...

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 ...

Cationic emulsions are widely adopted and used around the world in road surface binder technologies and asphalt products. But that was not always the case. The Anionic Stable Grade Bitumen Emulsion, also known as the SS60, is a versatile and forgiving product. Compared to its...

Within the realm of road construction, base stabilization and soil stabilization might have been used interchangeably. But in their essence, these industry jargons refer to different processes. Jump into this blog post to understand how similar and different they are from each other. First of all,...

What do you think of when you hear the word “asphalt”? For most people, it is a brand-new road. However, “bitumen emulsions” or its interchangeable countertype, “asphalt emulsions,” has many other meanings than just road paving. In this post introducing bitumen emulsions, the following questions...

If a company wants to stay relevant in a competitive marketplace, a brand must invest in customer satisfaction and research and development. In this manner, Polytrade is proud to say that our team has been collecting qualitative data for the past year in order to...