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Chemical reactions in concrete As you learned in the concrete section, a chemical reaction occurs when concrete is formed from water, cement, and aggregate. There is another chemical reaction that may occur later in the life of the concrete, called alkali-aggregate reaction (#).In this case, the cement reacts with a chemical in the aggregate to produce a gel or some other substance

  • Cement Chemistry - The Concrete Portal
    Cement Chemistry - The Concrete Portal

    This cement contains 32 – 45% Al 2 O 3, about 15% iron oxides, and 5% SiO 2, with the remainder composed of CaO. The primary phase present is Calcium Aluminate, or CA. This cement is produced by sintering a mixture of aluminous (typically bauxite) and calcareous components, and grinding to

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  • CHEMICAL REACTIONS IN GEOTHERMAL CEMENTS
    CHEMICAL REACTIONS IN GEOTHERMAL CEMENTS

    geothermal fluids creates a further chemical reaction in the hardened cement, that of carbonation. This reaction occurs throughout the depth of the well with the rate dependent on CO. 2 . concentration and inversely proportional to the Ca/Si ratio of the binder, the stronger ones carbonating fastest. In many fields, an impermeable layer traps CO. 2

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  • Reactions in the cement kiln - clinkering
    Reactions in the cement kiln - clinkering

    Reactions which take place as the feed passes through the kiln are reviewed below. They can be considered under three broad headings: Decomposition of raw materials - temperatures up to about 1300 C. Alite formation and other reactions at 1300 C-1450 C in the burning zone. Cooling of the clinker

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  • The Chemistry Behind Concrete - Concrete Decor
    The Chemistry Behind Concrete - Concrete Decor

    CaCO3 + Δ → CaO + CO2. As already mentioned, lime (calcium oxide) is readily soluble in water. However, once it reacts with water, it transforms into a hard stone-like material called calcium hydroxide (simply put, cured cement). The chemical reaction is very exothermic (energy liberating)

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  • How Concrete is Made - Portland Cement Association
    How Concrete is Made - Portland Cement Association

    How Concrete is Made. In its simplest form, concrete is a mixture of paste and aggregates, or rocks. The paste, composed of portland cement and water, coats the surface of the fine (small) and coarse (larger) aggregates. Through a chemical reaction called hydration, the paste hardens and gains strength to form the rock-like mass known as concrete

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  • Concrete: Scientific Principles
    Concrete: Scientific Principles

    Hydration is a chemical reaction in which the major compounds in cement form chemical bonds with water molecules and become hydrates or hydration products. Details of the hydration process are explored in the next section

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  • Hydration of Portland Cement
    Hydration of Portland Cement

    Portland cement is a hydraulic cement, hence it derives its strength from chemical reactions between the cement and water. The process is known as hydration. Cement consists of the following major compounds (see composition of cement): Tricalcium silicate, C 3 S;

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  • Cement hydration - Understanding Cement
    Cement hydration - Understanding Cement

    Hydration products. The products of the reaction between cement and water are termed hydration products. In concrete (or mortar or other cementitious materials) there are typically four main types: Calcium silicate hydrate: this is the main reaction product and is the main source of concrete strength. It is often abbreviated, using cement chemists' notation, to C-S-H, the dashes indicating

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  • Hydration of Cement | Chemical Reactions in Hydration
    Hydration of Cement | Chemical Reactions in Hydration

    Apr 08, 2020 The following chemical reaction takes place when C 3 S comes in contact with water: 2C 3 S + 6H → C 3 S 2 H 3 + 3CH. Tri-calcium water C-S-H calcium. silicate hydroxide. C-S-H (calcium-silicate-hydrate) is the principal hydration product. The formula C 3 S 2 H 3 for C-S-H is only approximate because the composition of C-S-H is actually

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  • Composition of cement
    Composition of cement

    Portland cement gets its strength from chemical reactions between the cement and water. The process is known as hydration. This is a complex process that is best understood by first understanding the chemical composition of cement. Manufacture of cement Portland cement is manufactured by crushing, milling and proportioning the following materials:

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  • Concrete Failure | Causes Of Concrete Structure Damage
    Concrete Failure | Causes Of Concrete Structure Damage

    Oct 24, 2021 Oct 24, 2021 Concrete damage can occur when chemical reactions are present. It is surprising how little it takes for a chemical attack on concrete to do serious structural damage. The following sections include examples of chemical reactions and how they affect concrete

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  • Lesson 5- So, You Think Concrete Dries Out
    Lesson 5- So, You Think Concrete Dries Out

    The binding quality of portland cement paste is due to the chemical reaction between the cement and water, called hydration. Portland cement is not a simple chemical compound, it is a mixture of many compounds. Four of these make up 90% or more of the weight of portland cement: tricalcium silicate, dicalcium silicate, tricalcium aluminate, and

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  • Cement Hydration Reaction - an overview | ScienceDirect
    Cement Hydration Reaction - an overview | ScienceDirect

    A possible working mechanism for SCS on cement hydration reaction and its products can be proposed, as shown in Figure 7.14.When SCS was added to the cement paste, it could strongly adhere to the cement surface because of the interactions of the multiple functional groups of SCS (–COO −, –CH 2 SO 3 −, –OH, –NH 2, and –NHSO 3 −) and cement surface active groups (Al 2 O 3, CaO

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