Water Reduction, Slump Loss, and Entrained Air-Void Systems as Influenced by Superplasticizers

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Title: Water Reduction, Slump Loss, and Entrained Air-Void Systems as Influenced by Superplasticizers

Author(s): W.F. Perenchio, D.A. Whiting, and D.L. Kantro

Publication: Special Publication

Volume: 62

Issue:

Appears on pages(s): 137-156

Keywords: admixtures; air-entrained concretes; air entrainment; compressive strength; concretes; drying shrinkage; freeze-thaw durability; fresh concretes; laboratories; plasticizers; scaling; setting (hardening); slump tests; tests; water-cement ratio

Date: 1/1/1979

Abstract:
Concretes with nomial cement contents of 376, 517, and 658 lb. per cu.yd. at slumps of 2 to 3 inches were prepared. Control concretes and concretes containing four proprietary superplasticizers at the manufacturer's recommended dosages were included.