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The International Concrete Abstracts Portal is an ACI led collaboration with leading technical organizations from within the international concrete industry and offers the most comprehensive collection of published concrete abstracts.
Title: Products & Practice Spotlight: Sustainability Quest Yields Ultra-High-Performance Solution
Author(s): Larry Rowland, Michele Di Marino, and Jesper Sand Damtoft
Publication: Concrete International
Appears on pages(s): 56-58
Keywords: cement, metakaolin, binder, material
Abstract:A shrinkage-reduced, self-consolidating, high-performance concrete that can be used for production of thin elements with high aesthetic, mechanical, and durability performance requirements was recently developed. The prepackaged dry mixture comprises Aalborg White® portland cement, ground carbonate, and reactive metakaolin. The combination results in high performance as well as a low CO2 footprint.
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