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Recycling of hydrated cement pastes by synthesis of alpha'(H)-C2S

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dc.contributor.author Serpell, Ricardo
dc.contributor.author Zunino, Franco
dc.date.accessioned 2018-02-23T20:39:56Z
dc.date.available 2018-02-23T20:39:56Z
dc.date.issued 2017
dc.identifier.citation Cement and Concrete Research, Volumen: 100, Páginas: 398-412
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/11447/2003
dc.identifier.uri http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cemconres.2017.08.001
dc.description.abstract Hardened cement paste in concrete wastes can be a valuable precursor material for the production of recycled cements. In the reported study, X-ray diffraction data of cementitious materials obtained by thermal processing of hardened pastes were quantitatively analyzed using Rietveld refinement to explain the effect of process parameters on their hydration reactivity and on the strength gain of pastes made with them. The parameters studied were annealing temperature, residence time, and cooling rate. Across the annealing temperature range explored C2S polymorphs were found to comprise the larger fraction of the resulting materials. However, their relative concentrations varied. Results indicate alpha'(H)-C2S formed at low temperature is highly reactive and remains stable on cooling due to its smaller crystallite size, whereas at higher temperatures most of it converts to the less reactive beta-C2S on cooling. Accordingly, materials obtained at lower temperatures exhibited higher heats of hydration and much higher strength gain rates.
dc.format.extent 12 p.
dc.language.iso en_US
dc.subject Thermal treatment
dc.subject Ca2SiO4
dc.subject X-ray diffraction
dc.subject Crystal size
dc.subject Waste management
dc.title Recycling of hydrated cement pastes by synthesis of alpha'(H)-C2S
dc.type Artículo


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