International Journal of Materials Chemistry and Physics
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International Journal of Materials Chemistry and Physics, Vol.7, No.1, Mar. 2021, Pub. Date: Jul. 28, 2021
Retarder Chemical Admixture: A Major Role in Modern Concrete Materials
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Authors
[01] Salahaldein Alsadey, Department of Civil Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Bani Waleed University, Bani Walid City, Libya.
[02] Atega Said Aljenkawi, Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Sciences, El-Mergeb University, Al-Khums City, Libya.
Abstract
Retarding admixtures have limited influence on workability loss since they do not lower the rate of water absorption or prevent all hydration processes. A material other than cement, water, and aggregate that is utilized as a component in concrete and is added to the batch just before or during mixing is referred to as an admixture. It's utilized to change the properties of concrete to meet our needs. Chemical admixtures for concrete building have had a lot of success in the last few decades. Greater quality, accelerated or delayed setting time, greater frost and Sulphate resistance, control of strength development, improved workability, and enhanced Finish ability are all benefits of using admixtures correctly. This method has resulted in lower building costs and is widely regarded as a means of reducing the occurrence of unanticipated difficulties throughout the construction process. Various experiments should be carried out to determine how the admixture would affect the qualities of the concrete to be built with the specified job materials under the expected ambient conditions and using various building processes. In modern concrete materials and technology, chemical admixtures such as retarder play a significant role. Chemical admixtures have aided in the development of new concrete technologies while also improving the above qualities of the concrete.
Keywords
Admixtures, Durability, Concrete, Retarder, Strength
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