Organic repair products for concrete can be exposed to accidental incidents, like fire. The increase of temperature produces a modification in some of their properties. In general, these types of repair products have organic fibers to increase their tixotropic properties, but they are more sensible to the high temperature than the Portland cement or aggregates. In order to analyze the behavior of organic repair mortars with temperature three types of repair mortars are studied. These repair products have the organic components composed by acetate fiber of polyvinyl like Vinyl Acetate Acrylate (VAA), Copolymer of Vinyl Acetate Vinyl Versatate (VeoVA) and Acrylic polymers fibres. The repair products are tested increasing the temperature from 1.7ºC /min until 200ºC, 400ºC or 600ºC respectively during 20 minutes. After that, the samples are cooled in four different cooling conditions two of them slow and two others fast, and with and without oxygen. These conditions are used in order to simulate the different conditions that can occur during the cooling after fire. After the testing the visual aspect, the color and brightness and the open porosity is analyzed in each condition of test. In this work the relationship between the temperature of exposition, the cooling conditions and the change in some physical properties are studied.

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Published on 25/09/20
Submitted on 23/09/20

DOI: 10.23967/dbmc.2020.193
Licence: CC BY-NC-SA license

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