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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: High-Range Water-Reducing Admixtures; Effect on the Air-Void System in Air-Entrained and Non-Air-Entrained Concrete
Author(s): Richard C. Mielenz and James H. Sprouse
Publication: Special Publication
Appears on pages(s): 167-192
Keywords: admixtures; air-entrained concretes; air entrainment; compressive strength; concrete durability; concretes; freeze-thaw durability; fresh concretes; hardened concretes; laboratories; plasticizers; tests; water content; water-reducing agents
Abstract:Four commercial high-range water-reducing admixtures based on naphthlanene-sulfonic acid-formaldehyde condensation products and two commerical admixtures of this type based on melamine-sulfonic acid formaldehyde condensates were investigated to determine their effect on the air-void system in fresh and hardened concrete.
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