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Furnace waste may find use in longer-lasting concrete

Salt is hard on ice ... and on concrete

Salt may indeed keep winter roads free of ice, but it also actively degrades them. There may be a way out of the conundrum, however. Drexel University's Dr. Yaghoob Farnam has been experimenting with making "salt-proof" Concrete that incorporates waste products generated by coal furnaces and the smelting process.

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Category: Environment

Tags:
  • Concrete
  • Drexel University
  • Ice
  • Road
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