234R-96: Guide for the Use of Silica Fume in Concrete

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Title: 234R-96: Guide for the Use of Silica Fume in Concrete

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Publication: Technical Documents

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Appears on pages(s): 51

Keywords: fly ash

Date: 5/1/1996

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Note: A newer version of this document exists. This document was replaced by 234R-06.

This report describes the physical and chemical properties of silica fume; how silica fume interacts with portland cement; the effects of silica fume on the properties of fresh and hardened concrete; recent typical applications of silica-fume concrete; how silica-fume concrete is proportioned, specified, and handled in the field; and areas where additional research is needed.