BLO & Kerosene. Mix 1:1 and broom/roller over the concrete on a warm day -
needs heat to work. Kerosene will allow BLO to penetrate and then
evaporates and BLO will "congeal" back together. Needs to be re-applied
(same mixture) every other year, depending on usage...
The mixture is adjusted to a higher kerosene percentage for older concrete,
less porous concrete, etc...
At 15:06 2/4/2001, Elton Clark was inspired to say:
> > I remember a thread here about using a concrete mix without the need for
> > reinforcement. Anyone got details on that system?
>Coincidentally, I just received an "American Concrete Institute" catalog
>sent me by George Dausch IV. In it is listed "State of the Art Report on
>Soil Cement". This is the method by which cement is rototilled into
>existing soil to form a paving or flooring structure . . There are rules
>about how much cement per cubic yard of soil depending on the soil type,
>etc. They used in Nam to build runways I understand. I haven't ordered the
>report but I note that it is available online for $19.50 from
>http://www.aci-int.org . A local did a hanger floor in this method years
>ago successfully but he had to seal the surface to retard dust. I think he
>used boiled linseed oil for sealant.
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