Corrosion is a never-ending problem for concrete

The damage bill from corrosion is estimated at $9 billion annually. Progressive Building looks at one type of corrosion, concrete, and how the industry is working together to combat its steady march.

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Given the financial toll, not to mention the downtime needed to remediate the effects of corrosion, it’s no wonder the industry continues to throw its weight behind research and development designed to mitigate, if not eradicate, this pervasive problem.

This article looks at the causes of corrosion and what’s being done to mitigate it and notes that ultrasonic and videoscope inspection can help determine if corrosion is occurring inside concrete.

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