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Title: Use Of Mineral Admixtures for
Author(s): V. M. Mahotra
Publication: Concrete International
Appears on pages(s): 19-24
Keywords: admixtures; age-strength relation; alkali-aggregate
reactions; blast furnace slags; corrosion
resistance; fly ash; high-strength concretes; mineral ad-mixtures;
silica; sulfate resistance.
Abstract:The use of mineral admixtures in the manufacture of specialized concretes is discussed. These mineral admixtures or supplementary cementing materials in-clude condensed silica fume, granulated or pelletized blast furnace slags, and low and high calcium fly ashes. While these materials have an important role in the manufacture of concrete for specialized applications, there are some problems, and due allowance should be made for these during manufacture and quality control procedures.
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