what is the effect of seawater on concrete if it is used for mixing concrete?

effect on the properties of concrete.why is 28th day strength of concrete is reduced due to addition of sea water?how the strength is maintained by doing mix design?

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  • 1 decade ago
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    The salt will crystallize as the concrete dries. When it's completely dried, it will crack. It will have more weeds growing through than normal and it will fracture with enough weight.

    Source(s): Laid concrete before. Use cold (refrigerated) water for a good set.
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