CPN 27 - Amorphous Silica and Its Use in Concrete

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Title: CPN 27 - Amorphous Silica and Its Use in Concrete

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Date: 2/7/2011

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This note outlines the characteristics and design consideration for amorphous silica of significance to concrete producers and specifiers. Details on the specification of amorphous silica are included. Properties of amorphous silica are given in three categories, physical properties, durability characteristics and fresh-concrete properties. Special requirements for handling amorphous silica and placing, curing and finishing amorphous silica concretes are reviewed for completeness.


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