Understanding Hydrostatic Pressure in a Concrete Slab


In this video, Rapid RH Product Specialist Jason Spangler explains what hydrostatic pressure in a concrete slab really is.

The Rapid RH® 4.0 has been replaced with the Rapid RH® L6.

Concrete can be a problem when we do not comprehend the fundamental construction terms related to its installation. The term, hydrostatic pressure, is often misused to describe the dangers of moisture. High relative humidity (RH) levels and hydrostatic pressure can both ruin floors. However, contractors overestimate and overuse the words hydrostatic pressure when discussing flooring failures.

To learn more about hydrostatic pressure, read Hydrostatic Pressure: What It Is and What It Isn’t

Last updated on May 23rd, 2023

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