The Crystallization of Cement Waterproofing Coated on Concrete Surface

Warun Wongprachum


This study aims to evaluate and detect the chemical properties in the crystallization of cement waterproofing material. The scope of this study is to examine the properties of the crystalline layers underneath 1 m of structural concrete which uses crystallization cement waterproofing by coating on the concrete surface. The water absorption of concrete at different depths were tested to evaluate and measure the waterproofing properties. From the test, the crystallization occured to fill voids and small cracks in the concrete. Therefore, water cannot permeate through the concrete specimen via voids and cracks, which increases the density of the concrete specimen. As a result, the water absorption property is decreased.


Cement Waterproofing, Crystallization, Waterproofing, Water Absorption, Durability of Concrete

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