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PH Scale

A New Standard Guide to Evaluate Concrete Substrate Surfaces: pH

If it’s been a while since chemistry class, pH is “the quantitative measure of the acidity or basicity of a water (aqueous) or other liquid solution” (Britannica, 2020). The pH scale goes from 0 to 14 and along that scale, a pH of 7 is considered neutral, a pH of less than 7 indicates acidity, and a pH greater than 7 indicates basicity.  Another important reminder is that the pH scale is logarithmic; meaning that an increase or decrease of a whole number value represents a tenfold change in...
A Concrete Story Of Success

A Concrete Story Of Success

A conversation with Bill Roper, Western Regional Manager, ISE Logik Industries How did you get into the construction business? I attended the ‘school of hard knocks’ working in the family’s construction company since I was a kid. I grew up in Vancouver, Washington,...

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For the Love of Concrete

For the Love of Concrete

February is the Valentine month, so it seems fitting to talk about the thing we truly love at ISE Logik … concrete. But most people really don’t know the story of concrete. It’s the story of civilization, itself. Let’s get to the basics: what is concrete? Most people...

What it takes to be the best

What it takes to be the best

Everyone knows that when you specialize in something, you’ve got to be really, really good at it. Someone once asked us why we say ISE Logik is #1 in moisture mitigation for concrete. That’s because unlike other admixture companies, we specialize only in moisture...

Common myths about concrete moisture and mitigation

Common myths about concrete moisture and mitigation

Q: How did you become an expert in moisture mitigation in concrete? A: In my 20+ years as a flooring claims investigator and my role since then as founder and principal of ISE Logik, I’ve encountered a lot of misconceptions about moisture and concrete. (In fact, some...