Pozzolan

Definition: a siliceous or silico-aluminous material that will, in finely divided form and in the presence of moisture, chemically react with calcium hydroxide at ordinary temperatures to form compounds having cementitious properties (there are both natural and artificial pozzolans).- ACI Concrete Terminology


A pozzolan is a siliceous or siliceous and aluminous material that in itself possesses little or no cementitious value but will, in finely divided form and in the presence of moisture, chemically react with calcium hydroxide at ordinary temperatures to form compounds having cementitious properties. It is therefore classified as cementitious material. There are both natural, artificial, and silica fume pozzolans.

Practice oriented papers and articles ON POZZOLAN

Industrial Mineral Waste as an Alternative Pozzolan for the Design of Eco-Efficient Binary Cements: Impact on Physical Properties and Chloride Resistance

Publication: Special Publication
Date: 4/22/2021

An Insight into Non-Ferrous Slags as Supplementary Cementitious Materials

Publication: Special Publication
Date: 4/22/2021

Influence of Calcite on the Pozzolanic Reaction of Kaolinite

Publication: Special Publication
Date: 4/22/2021

Synergetic Effect of Combined Converter Steel Slag and Metakaolin Hydration

Publication: Special Publication
Date: 4/22/2021

Characterization of Calcined Clay Reactivity For Use as Additive in a Blended Cement

Publication: Special Publication
Date: 4/22/2021

The Use of Ground Glass as a Pozzolan

Publication: Special Publication
Date: 4/22/2021

Ground-Glass Pozzolan for Use in Concrete

Publication: Concrete International
Date: 11/1/2020

An application oriented state-of-art and research-need perspective on self-healing fibre-reinforced cementitious composites

Publication: Special Publication
Date: 10/1/2020

Filling the Voids

Publication: Concrete International
Date: 5/1/2020

Evaluating the Performance and Feasibility of Using Recovered Fly Ash and Fluidized Bed Combustion (FBC) Fly Ash as Concrete Pozzolan

Publication: CRC
Date: 3/1/2020

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Natural Pozzolans as Sustainable Supplementary Cementitious Materials

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