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Topic Tuesday: Heat of hydration – avoid cracks in concrete curing

Posted by Mats Hjørnevik 8. May 2019

TopicTuesday-Poster-E14-HeatOfHydrationWhat is heat of hydration, and how does it affect the settling and curing phase of the concrete? Learn more about different types of concrete cracking, why they occur - and preventative measures and repair methods for fixing it in this Topic Tuesday. Hint: there are bio-based alternatives available!

Research Scientist Harrison Gallantree-Smith is back with another interesting episode of Topic Tuesday, where the issue of cracks in concrete is up for discussion. In this episode we will learn more about different types of cracking, how those cracks appear and what you should do to prevent it,



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Topics: concrete, settlings, Topic Tuesday, anti-cracking, Construction, Other use areas for MFC

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By: Mats Hjørnevik

Mats Hjørnevik has eight years’ experience working on microfibrillated cellulose. As the marketing manager of the Exilva products from Borregaard, he works closely on introducing the concept of microfibrillated cellulose to the market. Mats has a M.Sc. in international marketing and experience from international locations.