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Title: Assessing Aggregates for Radiation-Shielding Concrete

Author(s): Sang Y. Lee, Ann M. Daugherty, Donald J. Broton

Publication: Concrete International

Volume: 35

Issue: 5

Appears on pages(s): 31-38

Keywords: deleterious, sampling, XRF, XRD, quality

Date: 5/1/2013

Petrographic examination provides an effective means to detect potentially deleterious and undesirable materials in aggregates for concrete. In this article, the authors discuss aggregates used in radiation-shielding concrete (RSC). They also cite the standards and describe the procedures for evaluating these aggregates.

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