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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: Development of Expansive Cements
Author(s): G.L. Kalousek
Publication: Special Publication
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
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.
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