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Epoxies in the construction industry

  • M. H. Irfan
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Abstract

Epoxy systems are widely used in building and civil engineering applica­tions and occupy a dominant position compared with other polymers. The major characteristics of epoxy resin systems provide an excellent combi­nation of properties, including:
  • excellent abrasion resistance;

  • very low shrinkage during and after cure;

  • high mechanical strength;

  • excellent adhesion to most building materials;

  • wide range of cure schedules to suit different climatic conditions;

  • use performance can be achieved within hours.

Keywords

Construction Industry Abrasion Resistance Bridge Deck Epoxy System Epoxy Coating 
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