Development of Expansive Cements

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Title: Development of Expansive Cements

Author(s): G.L. Kalousek

Publication: Special Publication

Volume: 38

Issue:

Appears on pages(s): 1-20

Keywords: aluminate cements and concretes; calcium aluminates; calcium sulfoaluminates; drying shrinkage; ettringite; expansive cement concretes; expansive cement type K; expansive cemet type M; expansive cement type S; expansive cements; hydration

Date: 1/1/1973

Abstract:
This report reviews the research and development of expansive cements during the past 50 years which culminated in commerical application in the 1940's, who is credited with discovery of expansive cements, showed promise but none of his findings were reduced to practice.