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marine cement

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What ingredients and mix proportions are needed to make marine cement ie,cement that will be immersed in sea water twice each day by the tides .Will be used to make 'ties' to build a square blocking for a wharf.The blocking would be 10 ft. high approx. I beams would run from the blocking to shore and topped by wooden planking.Private wharf ,no vehicles ,pedestrian only.
Submitted: 11 years ago.
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Expert:  Sally replied 11 years ago.
 RMC Readymix
... medium for a cocktail of aggressive ingredients which threaten ... concretes for use
in a marine environment should ... be impermeable with low water cement ratios and ...
   Try this site...   meanwhile I am continueing to research to give you the ingrediants and measures.



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Customer: replied 11 years ago.
Reply to Sally's Post: Use of pfa/ggbs pfa/ggbs cements,metakaolin/microsilica,specialist admixtures recommended to produce a marine cement resistant to clorine penetration.In layman terms can you give me an ingredient and proportion list that will produce a durable marine cement used in supporting a noncommercial wharf deck? Cement "ties"are placed two at a time at right angles to the lower two (corners are notched as in a log cabin)until the desired heightis reached.Notches have a center hole allowing the entire corner(at each corner)to be to be bolted. from top to bottom.max.height10'
Expert:  Sally replied 11 years ago.
http://www.quikrete.com/Spec_Data/CG_Fastset_Cement.pdf.   Thank you.   It is difficult to find the mixture that you are looking for,  however,  this above site may help you.   Give it a try. 

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