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Can galvanized or epoxy-coated rebar be used and a admixture used to
negate the high salinity???


Peter  De Vere
Houston, Texas

MRodrig273(--nospam--at)aol.com wrote:
> 
> I agree.  Beach sand is very high in chloride which will eventually end up
> rusting you rebar.  Rusted rebar will cause spalling in concrete and
> eventually may cause structural failures.  I would stay away from anything
> that is salty to mix with concrete.
>