States sticking to epoxy in rebar corrosion debate

Korman, Richard
April 1994
ENR: Engineering News-Record;4/11/94, Vol. 232 Issue 15, p9
Trade Publication
Reports on states' favoring the use of epoxy in rebar corrosion. Confusion among transportation agencies stirred by the controversy; Encouragement by the Federal Highway administration on the use of epoxies for 20 years; State that stopped using epoxy coating; Hysteria; Costs of epoxy coating; Claims by Michigan and Florida on epoxy.


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