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The Influence of calcium hydroxide on the plasticity of lime putties



Title: The Influence of calcium hydroxide on the plasticity of lime putties
Author(s): D. Klein, S. Hogewoning, S-O. Schmidt, B. Middendorf
Paper category : conference
Book title: 2nd Conference on Historic Mortars - HMC 2010 and RILEM TC 203-RHM final workshop
Editor(s): J. Válek, C. Groot and J.J. Hughes
Print-ISBN: None
e-ISBN: 978-2-35158-112-4
Publisher: RILEM Publications SARL
Publication year: 2010
Pages: 511 - 518
Total Pages: 8
Nb references: 6
Language: English


Abstract: It is well-known that different slaked limes (calcium hydroxide) influence the plastic properties of fresh mortar differently. There is not sufficient scientific literature that describes the characteristics of calcium hydroxide that influence the plasticity in lime-based mortar systems. Therefore, the building industry increasingly uses chemical additives combined with hydraulic binders to achieve the required plasticity (workability) of a mortar. In order to exploit the positive environmental and plastic working properties of lime-based mortars investigating the mechanism of hydrated lime on the plasticity of mortar systems is necessary.


Online publication: 2010-10-25
Publication type : full_text
Public price (Euros): 0.00