Can concrete be made to heal its own cracks?

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Can concrete be made to heal its own cracks?
« on: 03/12/2013 17:39:50 »
Could buildings be designed to repair themselves?
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Re: Can concrete be made to heal its own cracks?
« Reply #1 on: 21/01/2014 22:56:14 »
A logic is that inner part of concrete reacts with air (of crack ) and form a strong healing compound.