Resources

WEBINARS

ASCE Webinar – Concrete Durability Enhancers: A Revolutionary Technology for Long-Term Concrete Protection

Watch and learn how PoreShield can be used in a wide variety of applications from bridges and highways to retaining walls and precast. One application lasts for 10+ years, extending the life of concrete five-to-nine times longer than untreated concrete.
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2021 NACE Annual Meeting Presentation: Infrastructure Preservation Program

In 2020, 77 bridge decks totaling 330,000 sq. ft. were treated with PoreShield SME-PS as part of the Infrastructure Preservation Program. On April 20, Paul Imbrock shared this presentation with the National Association of County Engineers at their annual meeting, highlighting these real-world applications of PoreShield SME-PS to enhance the durability and extend the service life of concrete bridges.
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Roads and Bridges Webinar – Protecting Concrete Infrastructure: Long-Term Solutions

It’s no secret that damage caused by salt, deicers and freeze-thaw conditions is a major issue facing our country’s infrastructure. On April 30th, Dr. Jason Weiss and Paul Imbrock led this webinar hosted by Roads and Bridges, providing insights and solutions to this costly problem.
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VIDEOS

PoreShield for Joint Treatment

PoreShield: Easy to Apply

PoreShield for Bridges

PoreShield: How It Works

PoreShield: A Revolutionary Solution to Concrete Protection

CASE STUDIES

Phoscrete

PHOSCRETE ENDURE, POWERED BY PORESHIELD, INCREASES LONGEVITY OF            CONCRETE REPAIRS

PoreShield SME-PS Technology Prevents Premature Failure and Makes Clean-Up Easier
Phoscrete Corporation offers concrete repair products to fix spalled concrete on bridges, roads, runways, culverts, parking decks, industrial floors, loading docks, broken walls, stairs, sidewalks and driveways.
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PCCP joint protection

PoreShield™ SME-PS for PCCP Joints

Revolutionary protection against premature damage and deterioration
Applied topically, PoreShield absorbs deep into the saw-cut and creates a fluid, hydrophobic barrier inside the pore network of concrete surrounding PCCP joints.
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PoreShield Case Study 6

PoreShield™ Protects Concrete from Damage Below the Surface

PoreShield™ Protects Concrete from Damage Below the Surface
The study compared the scaling damage of two concrete samples, one untreated and one treated with PoreShield following ASTM C 672 testing.
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Case study 5 - Protecting Concrete from Chloride Ion Diffusion

Protecting Concrete from Chloride Ion Diffusion

WisDOT proves that PoreShield™ provides long-term protection from chloride ion diffusion
WisDOT study found that compared to other treatments, PoreShield offers the most protection from chloride ions and extends service life the longest. 
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Case study 4 - Bridge concrete protection

PoreShield™ Maximizes ROI for Wabash County Bridges

PoreShield Surface Application Extends Life of Bridges
Four bridges in Wabash County Indiana treated with PoreShield in under four hours. Any other treatment would have taken two days. 
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Case study 3 - concrete protection

I-65 Near Seymour Receives PoreShield™ Treatment

Lower application costs and enhanced durability are a win for this roadway
When Tony Korba got the chance to offer up a replacement for hot tar sealant for a project on I-65, he suggested PoreShield to INDOT as an alternative. 
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Case study 2 - Ramp concrete protection

PoreShield™ Preserves Critical New Ramps

First Commercial Application for Indiana Department of Transportation
In November 2019, the first commercial application of Poreshield took place on a newly constructed ramp interchange outside of Fort Wayne, Indiana. 
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Case Study 1 - Slab Joints

PoreShield™ Application Prevents Highway Deterioration

10 Years of Concrete Roadway Protection is a Reality
PoreShield continues to protect concrete roadways 10 years after application, and counting.
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WHITE PAPERS

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2022, MITIGATING THE EFFECTS OF CAOXY FORMATION IN CONCRETE USING PORESHIELD
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2016, THOMAS ASSESSING THE PERFORMANCE OF A SOY METHYL ESTER-POLYSTYRENE TOPICAL TREATMENT TO EXTEND THE SERVICE OF CONCRETE STRUCTURES
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2015, WEISE EVALUATION OF SEALERS AND WATERPROOFERS FOR EXTENDING THE LIFE CYCLE OF CONCRETE
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2010, GOLIAS THE USE OF SOY METHYL ESTER-POLYSTYRENE SEALANTS AND INTERNAL CURING TO ENHANCE CONCRETE
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2008, COATES EVALUATION OF SMEP BLENDS FOR USE IN CONCRETE
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Technical Specs

Click on the links below to download the PoreShield Safety Data and Product Sheets in PDF format

PORESHIELD SAFETY DATA SHEET – ISSUE DATE: 09/04/2020 VERSION: 1.0
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PORESHIELD PRODUCT SHEET
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PORESHIELD TECHNICAL DATA SHEET (TDS)
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NEWS

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PORESHIELD™ FEATURED IN CONCRETE CONTRACTOR – APRIL 14, 2022
Leading trade publication highlights how Poreshield protects PCCP joints from premature damage and deterioration
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PORESHIELD™ PRESENTING AT PURDUE ROAD SCHOOL – MARCH 16, 2022
Paul Imbrock discussing the Infrastructure Preservation Program with Indiana counties and new patch/repair and rehabilitation techniques
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PORESHIELD™ (SME-PS) TO EXHIBIT AT WORLD OF CONCRETE 2022 WITH THE UNITED SOYBEAN BOARD
New farmer-funded concrete durability enhancer technology is proven safe and cost competitive for concrete protection and preservation
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ISA PRESENTS PORESHIELD BUSINESS MODEL AT OECD MEETING ADJACENT TO UNITED NATIONS CLIMATE CHANGE CONFERENCE
PoreShield business model creates rural opportunities and fosters a circular, bio-based economy
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PORESHIELD RECEIVES GOVERNOR’S AWARD FOR ENVIRONMENTAL EXCELLENCE IN POLLUTION PREVENTION
Award recognizes ISA for its innovative work and partnership in developing PoreShield SME-PS, a soy-based concrete durability enhancer
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PORESHIELD™ SME-PS NOW AVAILABLE THROUGH PHOSCRETE CORPORATION
Phoscrete Endure™ is a long-term concrete preservation product powered by PoreShield
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PORESHIELD™ ANNOUNCES PARTICIPATION IN AASHTO TSP-2 INNOVATIVE TECHNOLOGY DEMONSTRATION PROGRAM
PoreShield SME-PS Concrete Durability Enhancer to showcase benefits in real-world projects
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NEW TECHNOLOGY, PORESHIELD™, PROVIDES PROVEN LONG-TERM CONCRETE PAVEMENT PROTECTION FROM CHLORIDE ION DIFFUSION
Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) study shows that PoreShield, the new concrete durability enhancer technology, significantly reduces chloride ion diffusion, the leading culprit of concrete damage
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PORESHIELD™ APPROVED FOR USE ON IOWA BRIDGE DECKS
New high-performance, sustainable and cost-effective concrete durability enhancer extends service life of concrete five-to-nine times longer, protecting against water, salt and freeze/thaw damage
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Online Media Kit

Find the latest PoreShield news releases, selected case studies, and a summary of research conducted demonstrating the high performance of PoreShield in protecting concrete infrastructure, including calcium oxychloride formation. This kit provides information on PoreShield in general, the biography for the PoreShield technical lead, as well as a video explaining how PoreShield works and a video showing how safe and easy to apply it is. A PoreShield logo and several images of PoreShield in use are also available for you to download and use in your media coverage.
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LAB KIT GUIDES

See first-hand how PoreShield, a concrete durability enhancer, infiltrates the pore network and protects concrete from damage caused by deicing agents.
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