self healing concrete

8th December 2010

Bacteria is being used in another novel way by researchers at TU University Delft, Belguim.

Researching how the self healing ability of concrete can be improved by using calcite-precipitating bacteria they are opening up the possibilities of self healing concrete.

looking to which conditions the bacteria thrive under they are developing concrete mixtures that would essentially expand the lifetime of concrete structures.

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