Title: Development of Expansive Cements
Author(s): G.L. Kalousek
Publication: Symposium Paper
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
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.