Effects of Corrosion in Reinforcement | Signs & Preventive Measures

Corrosion of RC structure

Effects of Corrosion in Reinforcement Corrosion in Reinforcement is a serious issue, it can affect the integrity and life of the structure. Concrete has mainly two protection mechanisms to protect the steel from corrosion. The first one is that it forms a physical barrier to avoid the steel come in contact with the external environment. … Read more Effects of Corrosion in Reinforcement | Signs & Preventive Measures

Spalling of Concrete – Causes, Prevention & Repair

Spalling of Concrete slab due to corrosion

Spalling of Concrete – Causes, Prevention & Repair ingress of moisture of air into concrete causes corrosion of reinforcement and results in the volume expansion of steel bars, consequently causing cracks & spalling of concrete cover The word Spall in engineering, describes the chips or fragments of a material that is broken off a bigger … Read more Spalling of Concrete – Causes, Prevention & Repair