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asked in category: General Last Updated: 11th January, 2020

Does concrete eat plastic?

The alkali in concrete will eat away at many plastics and disintegrate them over time.

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Beside this, does concrete corrode plastic?

Unlike metal pipes, plastics are not affected by cement, limes, mortars, concrete and general corrosion. They consist of a flexible plastic pipe run inside a slightly larger conduit pipe.

Also Know, does PVC react with concrete? A. According to Bernard Erlin, the principal chemicals in concrete that could conceivably attack plastics are calcium hydroxide, sodium hydroxide and potassium hydroxide. Erlin cites a table from Handbook of Chemistry and Physics stating that rigid PVC has excellent resistance to strong alkalies.

Similarly, can you cement over plastic pipes?

plastic pipe will also react against cement. all plastic pipe web sites will tell you it must be insulated." The plastic pipe will not react against cement.

What is a plastic concrete?

concrete in Plastic State It is soft and can be worked or moulded into different shapes. In this state concrete is called PLASTIC. Concrete is plastic during placing and compaction. The most important properties of plastic concrete are workability and cohesiveness.

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