Green geopolymeric concrete using grits for applications in construction

Manfredi Saeli, Manfredi Saeli, Rui M. Novais, João Antonio Labrincha, Maria Paula Seabra

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Abstract

This work investigates the production a green geopolymer-based concrete for a sustainable construction material using biomass wastes from a kraft pulp industry: fly ash (as main alumina-silicate source) and grits (as aggregate). Moreover, a simple, reproducible, ambient temperature, and low-cost manufacture is followed. Mix design aims to maximize wastes incorporation and optimize the mechanical performance. Preliminary tests indicate that the used wastes may be successfully employed to produce green geopolymeric concretes with satisfying mechanical performance (up to 18 MPa), according to the European standards. Furthermore, they represent a viable solution to reduce the environmental footprint associated with waste disposal.
Lingua originaleEnglish
pagine (da-a)94-97
Numero di pagine4
RivistaMaterials Letters
Volume233
Stato di pubblicazionePublished - 2018

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Materials Science(all)
  • Condensed Matter Physics
  • Mechanics of Materials
  • Mechanical Engineering

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