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Sustainability 
The federal government’s latest proposal for quantifying concrete’s carbon footprint tries to accommodate regional differences in raw material availability. It’s up to each state to decide if and how to use it, and that’s going to take time.
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Product Releases 
One mortar for all large-format tile materials: Polymer-modified Rapid Set® All Tile Mortar combines Rapid Set® Cement’s high-early strength with the working time of regular mortar for interior and exterior floors and walls.
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Product Releases 
Brand extension adds three benefits to popular repair material’s high-early-strength and long-term durability: self-curing, concrete-colored, longer working time.
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Product Releases 
Ultrahigh-performance mortar enables contractors and public agencies to make 11,000-psi repairs to concrete roads, bridges and runways in hours instead of days without having to add fibers to the mix.
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On the Jobsite 
Rapid Set® isn’t portland cement, so you can’t use ASTM C150 to write a specification. Make life easier by keeping this one-page reference handy.
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On the Jobsite 
You can make high-early-strength concrete with portland cement, calcium sulfoaluminate (CSA) cement, and/or Rapid Set®. Each hydrates differently, which affects how susceptible the mix is to the primary cause of concrete deterioration and failure: shrinkage.
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Sustainability 
The U.S. government is developing requirements to award project funding based in part on pavement’s environmental impact. Here is how three concretes compare in terms of global warming potential (GWP).
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Product Releases 
Single-component coating is polymer-modified for increased adhesion. Concrete, masonry, and brick can be exposed to hydrostatic pressures of up to 20 psi in three to five days.
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Polymer-modified structural repair mortar contains corrosion inhibitor to protect steel-reinforced walls, ceilings, and infrastructure. Air-entrained to withstand freeze-thaw cycles. Just add water.
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Product Releases 
Help commercial building owners quickly renovate lobbies, hallways, and other common areas with a flooring underlayment that accepts new carpet, tile, hardwood, or our TRU® architectural toppings within 24 hours.
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Public agencies have placed millions of tons of Rapid Set® products since we introduced the cement in the mid-1970s. This is one of several products we’ve formulated to meet their unique needs.
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On the Jobsite 
Summer is peak season for our industry. With temperatures climbing ever higher across the country, here's how to keep crews, equipment, and materials safely productive on hot and humid jobsites.
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Product Releases 
Looks like asphalt, wears like concrete. Quickly smooth and beautify driveways, parking lots, pathways, and roads by applying a polymer-modified, black cementitious material that achieves drive-on strength in less than two hours.
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Stretch your maintenance budget and minimize road-closure time by filling potholes, ruts, raveling, and bird-bath depressions with an easy-to-place material that looks like asphalt but, unlike cold-patch, stays flat, level, and intact.
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Research 
Win the gratitude of building owners by helping them minimize maintenance requirements. These eight tests explain how and why Rapid Set® WunderFixx® maintains a building's beauty longer than competing options.
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Product Releases 
The same easy application, versatility, and durability provided by Rapid Set® white, gray, and sandstone sealants and adhesives are now available in the color black for asphalt roofing and pavement applications.
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