Author(s): Paul J Nedwell, Olatona O Damola & Nicholas Stevens
Book Title: FERRO-11 – 11th International Symposium on Ferrocement and 3rd ICTRC - International Conference on Textile Reinforced Concrete
Editor: Wolfgang Brameshuber
Print-ISBN: 978-2-35158-152-0
e-ISBN: 978-2-35158-153-7
Publisher: RILEM Publications SARL
Publication year: 2015
Pages: 267-273
Total Pages: 7
Language: English

Abstract: The small cover of ferrocement has been the subject of discussion for many years. Follow-ing a visit to a bridge constructed in 2000 and testing of samples exposed for 20 years which showed that there was virtually no carbonation a test was set up under accelerated corrosion to investigate the different corrosion rates for mesh and traditional bar. The re-sults showed that after a month of testing the rate of corrosion for the smaller diameter mesh was reducing whereas that for the traditional steel reinforcement was increasing.

Online publication: 2015
Publication Type: full_text
Public price (Euros): 0.00

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