Characterization of Fine-grained Ceramic Material for Environmental-friendly Applications in the Building Sector

Characterization of Fine-grained Ceramic Material for Environmental-friendly Applications in the Building Sector

Miloš Jerman Vratislav Tydlitát Martin Keppert Robert Černý

Department of Materials Engineering and Chemistry, Faculty of Civil Engineering,Czech Technical University in Prague, Czech Republic.

1 February 2017
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A characterization of the properties of waste ceramic powder that is generated during advanced hollow brick production is presented. The main aim of the study is to facilitate environmental-friendly applications of the ceramic in the building sector. Therefore, its reactivity with cement is analyzed using isothermal calorimetry. Experimental results show that the investigated waste fine-grained ceramic material has good potential in application in concrete mix design from both environmental and economical 


calorimetry, cement, ceramic powder, supplementary cementing material


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