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Title: Structure and phase investigations on crystallization of 11 A tobermorite in lime sand pellets

Abstract

The present work examines the crystallization behaviour of 11 A tobermorite and its dependence on the reactivity of different silica sources (quartz sand, grain-size {<=} 0.30 mm; quartz powder, grain-size {<=} 0.08 mm; inflated clay sand, grain-size {<=} 0.50 mm and raw perlite, grain-size {<=} 1 mm). The influence of different C/S ratios (calcium/silica ratio: 0.53, 0.83) was also investigated. For simulation of the industrial production process of lime sand products, a synthesis of lime sand pellets was carried out with a hydrothermal treatment (T = 200 deg. C, t = 40.5 h). The C-S-H phases were characterized by ESEM, EDX and X-ray powder diffraction. The investigations revealed that the grain-size, C/S ratio and porosity of the silica sources influence the formation of 11 A tobermorite. A formation of 11 A tobermorite using inflated clay sand with a grain-size {<=} 0.50 mm and a high porosity was only found with a C/S ratio of 0.53. This indicates a negative influence of an increase of lime content inside the synthesis mixture for tobermorite crystallization. Besides, a formation of xonotlite inside big pores of the lime sand pellet with inflated clay sand could be observed. The formation of portlandite and calcite wasmore » detected in all samples. The amount of calcite increased with the grain-size and with a higher C/S ratio.« less

Authors:
 [1];  [2];  [3]
  1. Materials Science Section, Faculty of Civil Engineering and Geosciences, Delft University of Technology, 2628 CN, Delft (Netherlands). E-mail: a.hartmann@tudelft.nl
  2. Institute of Mineralogy, University Hannover, D-30167 Hannover (Germany)
  3. Materials Science Section, Faculty of Civil Engineering and Geosciences, Delft University of Technology, 2628 CN, Delft (Netherlands)
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
20871579
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Resource Relation:
Journal Name: Cement and Concrete Research; Journal Volume: 37; Journal Issue: 1; Other Information: DOI: 10.1016/j.cemconres.2006.09.007; PII: S0008-8846(06)00231-6; Copyright (c) 2006 Elsevier Science B.V., Amsterdam, The Netherlands, All rights reserved; Country of input: International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
36 MATERIALS SCIENCE; CALCITE; CALCIUM; CALCIUM SILICATES; CLAYS; CRYSTALLIZATION; GRAIN SIZE; HYDRATES; HYDRATION; PELLETS; PERLITE; POROSITY; QUARTZ; REACTIVITY; SAND; SCANNING ELECTRON MICROSCOPY; SILICA; SIMULATION; SYNTHESIS; X-RAY DIFFRACTION

Citation Formats

Hartmann, A., Buhl, J.-Ch., and Breugel, K. van. Structure and phase investigations on crystallization of 11 A tobermorite in lime sand pellets. United States: N. p., 2007. Web. doi:10.1016/j.cemconres.2006.09.007.
Hartmann, A., Buhl, J.-Ch., & Breugel, K. van. Structure and phase investigations on crystallization of 11 A tobermorite in lime sand pellets. United States. doi:10.1016/j.cemconres.2006.09.007.
Hartmann, A., Buhl, J.-Ch., and Breugel, K. van. Mon . "Structure and phase investigations on crystallization of 11 A tobermorite in lime sand pellets". United States. doi:10.1016/j.cemconres.2006.09.007.
@article{osti_20871579,
title = {Structure and phase investigations on crystallization of 11 A tobermorite in lime sand pellets},
author = {Hartmann, A. and Buhl, J.-Ch. and Breugel, K. van},
abstractNote = {The present work examines the crystallization behaviour of 11 A tobermorite and its dependence on the reactivity of different silica sources (quartz sand, grain-size {<=} 0.30 mm; quartz powder, grain-size {<=} 0.08 mm; inflated clay sand, grain-size {<=} 0.50 mm and raw perlite, grain-size {<=} 1 mm). The influence of different C/S ratios (calcium/silica ratio: 0.53, 0.83) was also investigated. For simulation of the industrial production process of lime sand products, a synthesis of lime sand pellets was carried out with a hydrothermal treatment (T = 200 deg. C, t = 40.5 h). The C-S-H phases were characterized by ESEM, EDX and X-ray powder diffraction. The investigations revealed that the grain-size, C/S ratio and porosity of the silica sources influence the formation of 11 A tobermorite. A formation of 11 A tobermorite using inflated clay sand with a grain-size {<=} 0.50 mm and a high porosity was only found with a C/S ratio of 0.53. This indicates a negative influence of an increase of lime content inside the synthesis mixture for tobermorite crystallization. Besides, a formation of xonotlite inside big pores of the lime sand pellet with inflated clay sand could be observed. The formation of portlandite and calcite was detected in all samples. The amount of calcite increased with the grain-size and with a higher C/S ratio.},
doi = {10.1016/j.cemconres.2006.09.007},
journal = {Cement and Concrete Research},
number = 1,
volume = 37,
place = {United States},
year = {Mon Jan 15 00:00:00 EST 2007},
month = {Mon Jan 15 00:00:00 EST 2007}
}