Precast-Concrete Cladding: Patching


In this article, architectural engineer Brett Laureys jumps into SWRI's "Contractor's Clearinghouse" to answer specific questions about repairing precast-concrete cladding on existing buildings, including "Can we select a proper concrete-patch material without petrographic analysis?" and "What is the purpose of the 'absorption alternate' in ASTM C216?"

This article originally appeared in the Winter 2021 issue of Applicator, the trade magazine from the Sealant, Waterproofing and Restoration Institute (SWRI). Learn more at