Sulfate Resistance of Mortars Containing Silica Fumes as Evaluated by Different Methods

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Title: Sulfate Resistance of Mortars Containing Silica Fumes as Evaluated by Different Methods

Author(s): A. Yeginobali and F. T. Dilek

Publication: Special Publication

Volume: 153

Issue:

Appears on pages(s): 795-814

Keywords: compressive strength; corrosion; durability; magnesium sulfates; mortars (material); portland cement; silica fume; sodium sulfates; sulfate resistance; Materials Research

Date: 6/1/1995

Abstract:
Sulfate resistance of two types of silica fumes from ferrosilicon (FeSi) and silicoferrochromium (SiFeCr) furnaces has been evaluated using ASTM C452 and ASTM C1012 test procedures. Cubic mortar specimens have also been immersed separately in 10 percent N