Questions? Give Us a Call
(678) 940-6433

Extend the Service Life of Concrete Structures

Extend the Service Life of Concrete Structures

Keep up with the latest from CCR-Mag.com

Fill out the form Below

Home New Products Extend the Service Life of Concrete Structures

Cortec 041015
 
MCI®2020 is organic, surface applied, migrating corrosion inhibitor designed to penetrate through cementitious materials including concrete, mortar, and limestone. It migrates in both liquid and vapor (gas) phases through the pore structure, forming a protective, molecular layer on embedded reinforcement and allowing vapor diffusion. MCI®2020 provides strong corrosion protection against carbonation, chlorides, and other contaminants and will migrate independent of orientation (horizontal, vertical or overhead up to 8 cm (3 inches) in 30 days.
Water based, non-flammable MCI® 2020 offers engineers, owners, contractors, DOTs, and other government agencies a time proven, corrosion inhibiting technology that will significantly extend the service life of their reinforced concrete structures. MCI® 2020 can be applied to new concrete or used for rehabilitation and will not delay construction or increase costs. Unlike standard inorganic inhibitors it does not have to come in contact with the reinforcing steel upon application. MCI®2020 is considered ambiodic (mixed) which means it protects both anodic and cathodic areas within a corrosion cell.  It contains a synergistic blend of amino-alcohols and salts of carboxylic acids which form a protective layer on embedded reinforcement delaying the onset of corrosion as well as reducing existing corrosion rates.
MCI®2020 is recommended for: preventative maintenance of existing reinforced, precast, prestressed, post-tensioned, or marine concrete structures , bridges, highways, and industrial floors exposed to aggressive environments (chemicals, deicing salts, carbonation, atmospheric attack), parking garages, concrete piers, dams, offshore platforms, piles, pillars, pipes, utility poles, cooling towers and concrete potable water structures. It is also an important component of
Cortec®’s High Performance Repair System™ (HPRS®).
MCI® 2020 is easily applied by spray, brush, or roller and does not etch, stain, discolor, or otherwise harm glass, metals, or automotive paint. It does not contain calcium nitrite or wax and no removal of sound concrete is required. It’s excellent performance is proven in both lab and field testing.
MCI® 2020 conforms to ASTM G 109, ASTM E 96, meets ANSI/NSF Standard 61 Approval for structures containing potable water and is RoHS compliant. 
Corrosion of embedded reinforcing steel was causing spalling on the walls of Pentagon. Carbonation on the walls lowered the pH of the concrete causing the corrosion. The requirements included: a minimum 20 year design life, stop water absorption, reduce or stop corrosion, and maintain the appearance of the walls. The repair program consisted of 18600 m2 (200,000 ft2) of surface hand patch repair and over 92903 m2 (1,000,000 ft2) treated with MCI® 2020 V/O, and a silicate based coating. MCI® 2020 V/O was chosen to protect and repair the walls based on its warranty and its fulfillment of the other specified repair design requirements. MCI® 2020 enabled Pentagon building premium repair, rehabilitation, and protection for the next 50 years.
Cortec® Corporation is the global leader in innovative, environmentally responsible VpCI® and MCI® corrosion control technologies for Packaging, Metalworking, Construction, Electronics, Water Treatment, Oil & Gas, and other industries.  Our relentless dedication to sustainability, quality, service, and support is unmatched in the industry. Headquartered in St. Paul, Minnesota, Cortec® manufactures over 400 products distributed worldwide.  ISO 9001, ISO 14001:2004, & ISO 17025 Certified.
Cortec Website: https://www.cortecvci.com Phone: 1-800-426-7832   FAX: (651) 429-1122

Events

Read more BELOW

 

The 2024 virtual Men’s Round Table will be held Q4, 2024, date TBD.

2024 Virtual Men’s Round Tables

2023 Virtual Men’s Round Table was held on November 7th, 2023 via Zoom.


 

2024 Virtual Women’s Round Table

2023 Women’s Round Table #1 was held on October 20th, 2023 via Zoom

News

Circle K breaks ground with 1st Kentucky NEVI-funded EV charger

Circle K celebrated the groundbreaking of its first NEVI EV charging site in the southeastern US in Richmond, Kentucky. The new fast charging site in Richmond adds to Circle K’s EV charging footprint, which the company expects to reach 200 sites in North America, the

Supplements/Podcast
See Website for Details

This content (including text, artwork, graphics, photography, and video) was provided by the third party(ies) as referenced above. Any rights or other content questions or inquiries should be directed such third-party provider(s).

Receive the CCR 2024 Idustry Report

Get ahead of your Competitors with CCR's FREE Industry Insider's Report 2024!

Always stay two steps ahead of your Competitors. Stay informed with the latest in the Industry. 

This site uses cookies to ensure that you get the best user experience. By choosing “Accept” you acknowledge this and that ccr-mag.com operates under the Fair Use Act. Find out more on the Privacy Policy & Terms of Use Page