Physiochemical Characterization of Superplasticizers

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Title: Physiochemical Characterization of Superplasticizers

Author(s): J. Khorami and P. C.

Publication: Special Publication

Volume: 119

Issue:

Appears on pages(s): 117-132

Keywords: chemical analysis; infrared spectroscopy; melamines; stability; naphthalene; plasticizers; thermogravimetry; rheological properties; thermal properties; pyrolysis; Materials Research

Date: 9/1/1989

Abstract:
Presently, most of the commercial superplasticizers used in concrete are characterized by their chemical formulation (melamine or naphthalene), their specific gravity, and their solid content. However, from a practical point of view, it is observed that t