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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.
Title: Aspects of Cement and Energy Economy in Precasting Plants by the Use of Superplasticizers
Author(s): Traian Ispas and Ion Ionescu
Publication: Special Publication
Appears on pages(s): 319-336
Keywords: concrete construction; energy; formworkdurability; manufacturing; mechanicalproperties; mix proportioning; plasticizers; portland cements;precast concrete; prefabrication; workability.
Abstract:The impact of using superplasticizers on total energy consump-tion in the concrete industry is also discussed. Energy savings can result from cement content reduction, heat treatment reduction or elimination, rapid re-use of shutterings, increase of labour productivity, etc.
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