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Title: Effective Use of Lithium-Based Admixtures for Set Control of Cementitious Systems
Author(s): H. Wang, K. Eubanks, B. Fitch, C. Manissero
and F. Marin
Publication: Special Publication
Appears on pages(s): 893-908
Keywords: accelerating agents; admixtures; blending; calcium aluminate hydrates;
lithium; portland cement; setting (hardening)
Abstract:This paper describes the development and applications of several lithium-based chemical admixtures for set control of cementitious-based construction and building materials. Comparative evaluations show the effect of these admixtures on the set time of (1) calcium aluminate cement; (2) portland cement; and (3) blended systems of calcium aluminate cement and portland cement. General information is provided to address the principles of material selection, dosage rate and application of cementitious systems.
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