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Concrete Does Not Dry Out

Concrete doesn’t dry – it sets!
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More about the hydration reaction: http://iti.northwestern.edu/cement/monograph/Monograph5_3.html

Portland Cement Hydration: http://people.ce.gatech.edu/~kk92/hyd07.pdf

Calcium Silicate Hydrate: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Calcium_silicate_hydrate

How concrete gets stronger and cures over time: https://courses.washington.edu/cm425/strength.pdf

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