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A dynamic hydrochloric acid test for evaluating acid resistance of sewer pipe concrete



Title: A dynamic hydrochloric acid test for evaluating acid resistance of sewer pipe concrete
Author(s): C. W. Fourie, M. Alexander
Paper category : conference
Book title: Workshop on Performance of Cement-based Materials in Aggressive Aqueous Environments - Characterisation, Modelling, Test Methods and Engineering Aspects
Editor(s): Nele De Belie
Print-ISBN: None
e-ISBN: 978-2-35158-059-2
Publisher: RILEM Publications SARL
Publication year: 2008
Pages: 104 - 113
Total Pages: 10
Nb references: 1
Language: English


Abstract: The paper describes a new test method which can be used to evaluate the acid resistance of sewer pipe concrete mixtures. A dynamic test is employed that simulates the highly acidic conditions encountered in some sewers. Measurements involve rates of mass loss and hydrogen ion consumption of the concrete samples. Results indicate that the test is able to distinguish between different sewer pipe concrete mixtures, by reflecting both the physical and chemical properties of the concretes.


Online publication: 2008-06-05
Classification: Invited papers
Publication type : full_text
Public price (Euros): 0.00


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