CHEMICAL ENVIRONMENT IN CEMENTS.

F. P. Glasser*, M. J. Angus, C. E. McCulloch, D. Macphee, A. A. Rahman

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Abstract

The alkalinity of Portland cements is responsible for precipitation and low solubility of many radwaste species. The sources of alkalinity are evaluated and two chemical models, based on experimental and theoretical data presented, enabling the effect of blending agents (PFA, silica fume, etc. ) to be evaluated and the alkalinity of the system at longer ages predicted. The data take the form of a solubility model which is applicable to non-heat generating wastes.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationMaterials Research Society Symposia Proceedings
EditorsCarol M. Jantzen, John A. Stone, Rodney C. Ewing
PublisherMaterials Research Soc
Pages849-858
Number of pages10
Volume44
ISBN (Print)093183709X
Publication statusPublished - 1 Dec 1985

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    Glasser, F. P., Angus, M. J., McCulloch, C. E., Macphee, D., & Rahman, A. A. (1985). CHEMICAL ENVIRONMENT IN CEMENTS. In C. M. Jantzen, J. A. Stone, & R. C. Ewing (Eds.), Materials Research Society Symposia Proceedings (Vol. 44, pp. 849-858). Materials Research Soc.