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Polyesters in the construction industry

  • M. H. Irfan
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Abstract

Technologies offered by unsaturated polyesters to the construction industry are directed at specific areas such as anchoring grouts, resin mortars and concretes, coatings and lighting sealants. The properties that make unsaturated polyesters more useful for construction are (Boeing, 1964; Demmler and Schlag, 1971; Manson, 1985):
  • rapid strength gain

  • excellent abrasion resistance;

  • chemical resistance

  • corrosion resistance

  • heat resistance

  • high impact strength

  • excellent compressive strength.

Keywords

Compressive Strength Construction Industry Polyester Resin Diethylene Glycol Unsaturated Polyester 
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