Admixture


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admixture

[¦ad¦miks·chər]
(geology)
One of the lesser or subordinate grades of sediment.
(materials)
A material (other than aggregate, cement, or water) added in small quantities to concrete to produce some desired change in properties. Also known as additive.

Admixture

A material other than water, aggregate, and cement, used as an ingredient in concrete or mortar; may add coloring or control strength or setting time.

admixture

A material other than water, aggregates, lime, or cement, used as an ingredient of concrete or mortar, and added to the batch immediately before or during its mixing; used as a water repellent, as a coloring agent, as a retarder or accelerator (to modify its setting rate), etc.
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CSA-based expansive admixture with 10% replacement of the cement weight was used for the ExSHCC mixtures.
This uptick is, in turn, supporting the region's concrete and admixtures sector as well.
For a lower content of mineral admixture, Ergun (2011) presented a maximum compression strength for mixtures containing 7.5 wt.% of marble residue, whilst published results by Aruntas, Guru, Dayi, and Tekin (2010) indicated a maximum gain of compression strength for mixtures containing 5 wt.% of marble waste (Figure 1).
Easing FDI norms in the construction sector is also positively influencing demand for naphthalene and PCE based admixtures in India.
The populations of today's Caribbean islands were also genetically enriched by a gene flow from West African natives, who were brought to America as slaves around the XVII to XVIII centuries, and to some extent by Native American admixture, as shown by the existence of the Arawak's Taino mitochondrial DNA lineage in the contemporary population.
This result is not related to water-binder ratio and the presence or absence of durability improving admixture and air content.
Infiltration tests for deciding the compost admixture ratio and depth for its application in experimental fields were performed in the experimental field.
Analysis of the influence of the type, amount and way of introduction of anti-foaming admixture (AFA) on the properties of self-compacting concrete mix, in The 9th International Symposium on Brittle Matrix Composites, 25-28 October, 2009, Warsaw, Poland, 265-274.
where: [[mu].sub.pl.0]-plastic viscosity of the cement paste without plasticising admixture, Pa x s; [[mu].sub.pl.i]-plastic viscosity of the plasticised cement paste, Pa x s.
Eagle's bendamustine HCl injection does not require reconstitution and is administered as a 500ml admixture over 30 or 60 minutes.
The factors of the cement mortar are the water-binder ratio, the content of mineral powder, the sand-binder, the UEA expansion admixture, the polycarboxylate superplasticizer, and the accelerating admixture, represented by A, B, C, D, E, and F, respectively.
Applications of corrosion inhibitors can take the form of admixture into freshly cast concrete or it can be applied unto the surface of already cast concrete structures as migratory corrosion inhibitors (MCIs) [31-33].