OPTIMIZATION OF MIX-DESIGN OF CHEMICALLY RESISTANT SPRAYED CONCRETE
Keywords:sprayed mix, optimization, secondary raw materials, water absorbing capacity, granulometric curve
AbstractThis paper addresses optimization of mix-design and granulometric curves of aggregate of chemically resistant cementitious sprayed mix. The target of the paper is to improve properties of currently developed mix-design, which has no chemical resistance, and to utilize the secondary raw materials. The mix was optimized by additions improving chemical resistance and binder substituted by secondary raw materials. The binder was substituted by finely ground waste glass and high-temperature fly ash. Filler was substituted with slag from deposit yard and waste sand with soluble glass from steel manufacture. Main observed properties for design of optimized mix were workability time, consistence and physical-mechanical properties. Optimized mix-design successfully replaced all fine parts of filler and up to 30% of binder while the physical-mechanical properties were preserved or even enhanced. Optimized mix-designs show the same consistencies and workability times.
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