Microfibres and hydrogels to promote autogenous healing in cementitious materials

Conference object English OPEN
Snoeck, Didier; Dubruel, Peter; De Belie, Nele;
(2013)
  • Publisher: Ghent University. Magnel Laboratory for Concrete Research
  • Subject: Technology and Engineering | self-healing | superabsorbent polymers | Concrete | self-sealing

Cementitious materials are sensitive to crack formation and it would be beneficial if the material could stop the crack propagation, repair the damage and reach again the original liquid-tightness and/or strength. Therefore, a cementitious material with synthetic microf... View more
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