Effect of Water-Vapor Emissions on Floor-Covering Adhesives
Bruce A. Suprenant and Ward Malisch Concrete Construction, January, 1999
"To stay on schedule, especially for fast-track projects, general contractors may be tempted to have floor coverings installed on concrete slabs regardless of the water-vapor emission rate of the slab. But before assuming responsibility for floor-covering performance, they should assess the probability of distress, which may include loss of adhesion between the covering and the concrete. Some flooring installers try to determine the effect of water-vapor emission rates on flooring adhesives by..."