Raj Sahu
198 posts
TimePosted 11/09/2009 05:48:23
Raj Sahu says

Aggregates

What types of silica present in the aggregates,which present in reactive form and causes Alkali-Silica reaction in concrete structure?

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Ted Krapkat
536 posts
TimePosted 23/09/2009 06:07:03

Re: Aggregates

Hi Raj,

The main types of minerals which are susceptible to Alkali-Silica reaction are opal, chert and quartzite. You can read a good article on this at;-

http://www.understanding-cement.com/alkali-silica.html

Regards,

Ted.

 

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Raj Sahu
198 posts
TimePosted 23/09/2009 07:22:36
Raj Sahu says

Re: Aggregates

Hi Ted,

Thanks.

 

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