Unformatted text preview: typical? In the US, the concrete cover is usually between 40-50 mm thick. c) Is epoxy coa±ng on rebar a “perFect solu±on” For corrosion problems? IF not, what kind oF limita±ons does it have? It’s not the perFect solu±on. Some limita±ons are that epoxy-coa±ng increases costs For produc±on oF reinForcement. Epoxy coa±ngs become bri³le and delaminate From the steel reinForcement iF exposed to high chloride concentra±ons. Also, how good the epoxy coa±ng is applied. Poorly adhering epoxy coa±ngs have actually increased corrosion problems....
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- Fall '07
- concrete structures, Rebar, epoxy coatings, epoxy coating