A Study of Portland Cement Mortars Having Diatomaceous Earth as an Admixture

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Title: A Study of Portland Cement Mortars Having Diatomaceous Earth as an Admixture

Author(s): Jesse E. Buchanan

Publication: Journal Proceedings

Volume: 26

Issue:

Appears on pages(s): 184-201

Keywords: none

Date: 12/1/1929

Abstract:
Compares the behavior and characteristics of portland cement mortars containing small percentages of diatomaceous earth with plain portland cement mortars. Characteristics noted are yield, strength, and volume changes The effects of under various conditions of curing. diatomaceous earth on consistency and time of set have also been noted.