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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: Assessing Aggregates for Radiation-Shielding Concrete
Author(s): Sang Y. Lee, Ann M. Daugherty, Donald J. Broton
Publication: Concrete International
Appears on pages(s): 31-38
Keywords: deleterious, sampling, XRF, XRD, quality
Abstract: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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