Eastern Concrete brands storm-resistant mixes for Sandy recovery zone structures

Source: U.S. Concrete Inc., Euless, Texas

Eastern Concrete Materials, Inc. has introduced two high performance products: Con-Tite EF Waterproof Concrete and Sea-Site EF Saltwater-Resistant Concrete. Built on U.S. Concrete’s EF Technology platform of environmentally friendly mix designs, they are targeted for use in rebuilding ravaged areas affected by Superstorm Sandy, and protecting concrete structures subject to damage from water, and air or waterborne salts. The products are immediately available to the New York metropolitan and northern New Jersey construction markets.

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Rapid drying concrete advances moisture-sensitive slab practice

Sources: U.S. Concrete Inc., Houston; CP staff

U.S. Concrete subsidiary USC Technologies, Inc. bills its Aridus Rapid Drying Concrete as the first ready mixed solution for preventing floor covering failure, an industry-wide problem that costs millions of dollars annually in damage, downtime, repair and replacement. The proprietary mix can attain in 30 days or less— three times faster than conventional concrete—the 75 percent internal relative humidity level increasingly referenced as a target for flooring covering application on new concrete slabs.

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