Polyvinyl Acetate and Portland Cement Mortars

by R.T. Howe,

Serial Information: Journal of the Construction Division, 1960, Vol. 86, Issue 1, Pg. 31-40

Document Type: Journal Paper


Research on properties of polyvinyl acetate and on its use in concrete floor surfacing materials; applications made several years ago and their present conditions; advantages are excellent bonding, high tensile strength, self curing in presence of air and light, and easy mixing; disadvantages are: cannot be subjected to continuous exposure to water and it shows cracks when applied in thicknesses over 1/2 in.

Subject Headings: Acetate | Portland cement | Mortars | Ultimate strength | Concrete | Floors | Bonding | Tension members

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