Quick Slab Drying
Often construction schedules won't allow the luxury of waiting for a slab to dry to manufacturer's specifications before proceeding with scheduled flooring work.
One solution is to establish and maintain optimum indoor environment conditions while the slab dries. Using a desiccant dehumidification system provides good moisture abatement and aggressive drying, compressing the time for achieving acceptable moisture levels in the slab and other building materials.
Howard Kanare, Senior Principal Scientist in Structural Evaluation at CTLGroup, co-authored this Spring 2006 Concrete Surfaces article with Russ Brown.
Source: Concrete Surfaces
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