CASE HISTORY SPOTLIGHT: Case History # #694: Rebar Corrosion Protection During Construction Delay

Most of the concrete work was already done when a project in Saudi Arabia hit construction delays. This posed the problem of rusted rebar in concrete, as many rebars on in-fill beams and expansion joints were left exposed in a corrosive environment. Cortec® Middle East recommended treating preexisting rebar corrosion with CorrVerter® MCI® Rust Primer and applying MCI® CorShield® on all other exposed rebar for outdoor corrosion protection. These products provided an economical solution and satisfied the requirements of all involved.


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Keywords: rebar protection, construction delays, exposed rebar, rusted rebar, corrosion protection, case history spotlight, Cortec, MCI, rusted rebar in concrete, rebar corrosion

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