Feasibility of Producing Large-Sized, High-Strength Motor & Concrete Cubes.
Final rept. May 84-Aug 85,
TEXAS A AND M UNIV COLLEGE STATION DEPT OF CIVIL ENGINEERING
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This study was conducted to demonstrate the feasibility of producing relatively large mortar and concrete products 12-inch or 30 cm cubes which possess ultrahigh strengths as a result of high-pressure compaction at pressures up to 16,000 psi 110 Mpa. Mortar and concrete cubes, possessing very high compressive strengths at very early ages, were produced, using high-pressure compaction. Mortar strengths in excess of 9,000 psi 60 Mpa were produced at 1 day of age, although the mix designs were not optimized. The strengths continued to increase, although slowly, with continued curing. Author
- Ceramics, Refractories and Glass