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Chapter 4 - Producing Silica-Fume Concrete
Preventing Plastic-Shrinkage Cracking

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One technique that has been frequently and successfully used during silica-fume concrete placement is fogging. The approach is to increase the humidity above the surface of the concrete and decrease the rate of evaporation. Fogging should not be used to apply additional water to the surface of the concrete to aid in finishing.