Trinseo’s Chuck Fifelski Provides Insight into Latex Modified Concrete Study in “Aspire Magazine”

- Monday, January 17, 2022

Chuck Fifelski, CASE Technical Service & Development Specialist, recently published an article in the concrete bridge magazine, Aspire, titled, "Latex-Modified Concrete Use in Low Temperatures and Extended Wet-Cure Conditions."  The article discusses the benefits of Latex-Modified concrete (LMC), its versatility in the bridge construction and repair space, and a recent study that showed LMC can be cured in colder temperatures than previously thought, thus allowing for an extended installation season and a faster reopening of traffic.

"Latex-modified concrete (LMC) plays an integral role in the story of our nation's infrastructure maintenance and repair.  The use of latex as a performance-enhancing additive in modified concrete systems for bridge deck overlays is a proven technology.  With a combination of excellent compressive, flexural, and bond strengths, an LMC overlay is one of the best choices for many bridge and roadway repair projects."

Read the entire article in the Winter 2022 Issue of Aspire Magazine.

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