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Improvement of microwave absorption characteristics by sintering slag as aggregate



Author(s): Haruki Taguchi, Yosuke Ito, Shinji Kawabe
Paper category: Proceedings
Book title: SynerCrete’18: Interdisciplinary Approaches for Cement-based Materials and Structural Concrete: Synergizing Expertise and Bridging Scales of Space and Time Vol. 1 & 2
Editor(s): Miguel Azenha, Dirk Schlicke, Farid Benboudjema, Agnieszka Jędrzejewska
ISBN: 978-2-35158-202-2
e-ISBN: 978-2-35158-203-9
Publisher: RILEM Publications SARL
Publication year: 2018
Pages: 225-230
Total Pages: 6
Language : English


Abstract: In regions of heavy snowfall, removing snow requires considerable effort. The heating mortar block system that uses an oscillator with a frequency of 2.45 GHz has been investigated for melting snow. Using this system, snow can be quickly and easily melted. The electric arc furnace oxidizing slag (hereinafter referred to as “slag”) can convert the electromagnetic (EM) waves into heat. Utilizing this property, an EM absorption material used in the heating mortar is mortar mixed with slag as an aggregate (hereinafter referred to as “slag mortar”). The components of the slag vary based on the plant that is being produced. It has been clarified by previous studies that both components and particle sizes of slag affect the EM wave absorption ability of the slag mortar. Therefore, this study attempts to improve the EM wave absorption ability of slag mortar by sintering slag.


Online publication : 2018
Publication type : full_text
Public price (Euros) : 0.00


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