Mechanical Properties of Insulating Concretes

ABOUT THE INTERNATIONAL CONCRETE ABSTRACTS PORTAL

  • 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.

International Concrete Abstracts Portal

  


Title: Mechanical Properties of Insulating Concretes

Author(s): T.W. Reichard

Publication: Special Publication

Volume: 29

Issue:

Appears on pages(s): 253-316

Keywords: absorption; cellular concretes; cement content; compressive strength; concrete slabs; cubes; curing; cylinders; deflection; density (mass/volume); drying; drying shrinkage; dynamic modulus of elasticity; flexural strength; indenation hardness tests

Date: 1/1/1971

Abstract:
A description of given of a series of tests with perlite, vermiculite, and cellular insulating concretes. . .There are significant differences in the drying shrinkages of the 3 types of concretes and also in the shrinkages of the concretes made from the 3 brands of perlite.