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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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The new product line retains the distinctive qualities of all our other admixtures and additives when it comes to enhancing performance of concrete both during and after casting.
In addition, we did not examine the impact of agitation of the syringe on drug mixing nor the effect of longer admixture times.
25 % of admixture corrosion rate is lesser after 11th month from curing.
The proximate and elemental analyses of a coal charge and charges with admixtures are shown in Table 5.
Self-Consolidating Concrete (SCC), utilizing Glenium[R] high-range water reducing admixtures and Rheomac[R] viscosity modifying admixtures, is an extremely fluid concrete mixture that can easily be pumped over or around obstacles to hard-to-reach spots.
Progress has also been made in the art of mixing additives and admixtures, say Dongell and Michael Yon, president of CRS Systems in Fort Mill, S.
Type I and Type II portland cements comprise both dicalcium and tricalcium silicates," explains CoolCure developer and Silicone Solutions President David Brassard, who is commercializing the admixture through a subsidiary, New Technology Solutions LLC.
The opening of the Ethiopia concrete admixture production facility comes a year after the company expanded its production capacity in Africa by opening new factories in Nigeria and Ivory Coast in 2015.
The market size in terms of value of waterproofing admixture is estimated to be USD 2.
Among the topics are testing the surface photoactivity of fiber-cement composites, filler from expanded glass as a lightweight component of a cement composite with fiber reinforcement, dielectric spectral differences for concrete with shredded automobile tires as an admixture, the occurrence of cyanobacteria and green algae on facades of historical sacral buildings, and the effect of admixture dosage and specimen age on the mechanical fracture parameters of lime mortars with enhanced burnt clays.
29 May 2014 - MAPEI Americas, part of Italy-based chemical products, admixtures and coatings specialist MAPEI Group, said it had bought US concrete admixtures and auxiliary products firm General Resource Technology Inc (GRT), making its entrance into the US concrete admixture market.