Many products make bold claims about making concrete waterproof. But can concrete truly be made waterproof using hydrophobic or hydrophilic admixtures?
Pier 55, also known as “Little Island”, located on the Hudson River near downtown Manhattan has been transformed into an urban oasis. Due to the extensive damage caused by Hurricane Sandy, the pier was decommissioned and required significant repairs. Billionaire Barry Diller worked with the Hudson River Park Trust to transform the former pier into […]
The Swedish Cement and Concrete Research Institute released a report detailing Hycrete’s hydrophobic admixture and its effect on radon exhalation rates of concrete. The study, which spanned 22 months, showed that concrete containing Hycrete reduced radon exhalation by 35% compared to the control.