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- From: Evan Jorgensen <EJorgensen(--nospam--at)eqe.com>
- Date: Wed, 1 Dec 1999 09:20:14 -0800
Besides the salt content, beach sand is also highly rounded. Therefore, I would not recommend beach sand as a fine aggregate. Evan Jorgensen ----- Original Message ----- From: "Peter De Vere" <m-p.devere(--nospam--at)worldnet.att.net> To: <seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org> Sent: Tuesday, November 30, 1999 9:59 PM Subject: Re: Beach Sand > 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.
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