Effect of Lime on Concrete Products


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Title: Effect of Lime on Concrete Products

Author(s): Paul C. Cunnick

Publication: Journal Proceedings

Volume: 22

Issue: 2

Appears on pages(s): 239-256

Keywords: none

Date: 2/1/1926

Many authorities have concluded that the use of more than 10 per cent of lime in concrete was not warranted. It has been assumed that this was also the economical limit in the manufacture of concrete products, but no data could be found on the subject. Apparently no serious investigation has been made of the use of lime in this important branch of the concrete industry. The object of the following tests was to indicate the effect of lime on concrete products and this report covers about 1500 test operations to this end.