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Design of Geopolymers with Reduced Content of Metakaolin and Silicate Solution



Author(s): Christian A. Herget, Oliver Vogt, Adrian Zimmermann, Neven Ukrainczyk and Eduardus A. B. Koenders
Paper category: Proceedings
Book title: Proceeding of the 71st RILEM Annual Week & ICACMS 2017
Editor(s): Manu Santhanam, Ravindra Gettu, Radhakrishna G. Pillai, Sunitha K. Nayar
ISBN:978-2-35158-195-7, 978-2-35158-190-2 (Set)
e-ISBN: 978-2-35158-191-9
Publisher: RILEM Publications SARL
Publication year: 2017
Pages: 209-218
Total Pages: 10
Language : English


Abstract: This paper presents results of an experimental study on workability and strength development of Metakaolin-based geopolymers. An approach is presented for geopolymer pastes in order to optimize, i.e. reduce the amount of silicate solution and metakaolin powder by incorporation of fillers: fly ash, trass and limestone powder. The liquid silicate solution content was varied on the one hand, and the metakaolin replacement fraction of the powders on the other. Both a higher liquid content and a metakaolin replacement proportion by fly ash or limestone cause an increase in the spread flow. From an economic and environmental point of view, the advantageous use of fly ash or limestone instead of silicate solution and/or metakaolin is proposed.


Online publication :2017
Publication type :full_text
Public price (Euros) : 0.00


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