Reference : Hygro-thermal application conditions and adhesion
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Hygro-thermal application conditions and adhesion
Courard, Luc mailto [Université de Liège - ULiège > Département Argenco : Secteur GeMMe > Matériaux de construction non métalliques du génie civil >]
Darimont, Anne mailto [Université de Liège - ULiège > Département Argenco : Secteur GeMMe > Matériaux et maintenance en construction >]
Degeimbre, Robert mailto [Université de Liège - ULiège > Services généraux (Faculté des sciences appliquées) > Relations académiques et scientifiques (Sciences appliquées) >]
Wiertz, Jean mailto [Service Public de Wallonie > > > >]
Industrial Floors 03
Seidler, Peter
Teknishe Akademie
Fifth International Colloquium Industrial Floors ’03
21-23 janvier 2003
Peter Seidler
[en] water ; concrete ; adhesion
[en] Coatings are designed to protect concrete against environmental aggression. Water is one of the aggressive parameters able to deteriorate the concrete structure. The objectives of this paper are to present the effects of water (i) during application of coating on the concrete substrate and (ii) pull-off test. Semi-permanent moisty state produced by absorption from the uncoated face, total immersion or diffusion of water from the back face of the substrate are analysed. Water vapour diffusion and influence of hydrophobic treatment are also investigated. A classification based on increasing influence of the tests and application conditions on adhesion is proposed and clearly points out the negative effect of capillary action from the uncoated face.
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