Admixtures for Concrete


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Title: Admixtures for Concrete

Author(s): ACI Committee 212

Publication: Journal Proceedings

Volume: 41

Issue: 11

Appears on pages(s): 73-88

Keywords: none

Date: 11/1/1944

With the aim of providing a perspective of field of admixtures for the use of the engineer fronted with a need of modifying concrete to special requirements of a given job, Committee has classified admixtures into nine broad arou Discussions are given of the factors which might indicate the usefulness of admixtures of each grow and of the important effects which mav ordina be expected from the use of materials of each grow. The nine groups are as follows: (I) accelerators, air-entraining agents, (3) gas-forming agents, natural cementing materials, (5) pozzolanic materii (6) retarders, (7) water-repelling agents, (8) WC ability agents, and (9) miscellaneous.See also 40-25, 40-56; and 42-4, 51-5 42-15, 42-24 t o 42-