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In an exclusive interaction, Mr. Mayank Rawal, Technical Director, Asian Laboratories, shares his pride product and its specialty with CE&CR. CE&CR: What were the latest innovative products and technologies introduced in the last year? Mr. Mayank Rawal: We have introduced CEMWET BPCP- 900, which is a bipolar concrete penetrating corrosion inhibiting admixture that protects rebar from corrosion induced by chloride ions as well as due to carbonation of concrete. It forms a unimolecular protective layer on the surface of steel thereby inhibiting corrosion. And the second product is Shrinkage Reducing Agent for Concrete CEMWET SRA 2, which is an innovative liquid chemical admixture that is specifically formulated to reduce drying shrinkage. Compared to normal concretes, CEMWET SRA 2 provides enhanced performance through a significant reduction in shrinkage strain and a reduced number of harmful cracks. CEMWET SRA 2 meets AS 1478 Type SN and chloride free.
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Generic placeholder image Mr. Mayank Rawal
Technical Director
Asian Laboratories
Super plasticizer for Ultra high performance Concrete (UHPC)
CE&CR: Please brief us on your pride product of your company. M.R: CEMWET BPCP-900 is a bipolar concrete penetrating corrosion inhibiting admixture that protects rebars from corrosion induced by chloride ions as well as due to carbonation of concrete. It forms a unimolecular protective layer on the surface of steel thereby inhibiting corrosion. Applications: - Building facades and balconies.
- RCC structures exposed to corrosive environments.
- Bridges, highways, chlorinating plants sewerage systems.
- Piers, piles and concrete dock structures.
- Steel reinforced concrete in or near marine environment
Advantages:
- High Penetrating power resulting in total protection of rebars.
- Effective even in presence of high amount of chlorides.
- Eco—friendly, nitrite and chromate free.
- No adverse effect on properties of hardened concrete.
- Alkaline in nature.
- Simultaneous cathodic and anodic protection of steel.
Technical Details:
Appearance : Light brown coloured liquid
pH : 9.5minimum
Specific Gravity : 1.04 at 27°C
Directions for Use:
CEMWET BPCP-900 is used as an admixture. It is added to the batch water during mixing of cement, sand and aggregates. It may be added to ready mix truck at the concrete plant or at a job site. It is compatible with other ASIAN Admixture but should be added separately.