Pervious, RCC admixtures mark chemical giant Momentive’s concrete entry

Source: Momentive Specialty Chemicals, Inc., Columbus, Ohio; CP staff

A company formed in late-2010 from Momentive Performance Materials and Hexion Specialty Chemicals—successors to GE Silicones and Borden Chemical—debuted its HexiCrete product line for producers and contractors at World of Concrete (January 18–21, Las Vegas). Charter offerings are pervious and roller compacted concrete admixtures, zero-VOC Type I & II curing compounds, and a penetrating sealer.

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Craft publisher eyes Pervious Concrete

Source: Schiffer Books, Atglen, Pa. Schiffer, publisher of concrete hardscapes titles for trades and do-it-yourself buyers, has added to its library Pervious Concrete. The 128-page book profiles an alternative to conventional slabs that helps manage runoff, water pollution and fulfill architect or owner green building objectives. Technical details and extensive illustrations provide readers insight on pervious concrete’s hydrologic and structural…

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