Drying and hydration of cement based self-leveling flooring compounds

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Water in building materials not only influences important physical properties and chemical processes but is also related to the well-being of the occupants of a building. The drying of cementitious materials is complex, involving several different drying processes. The conditions for each drying process change as the material changes its properties as it goes from a particle suspension in the fresh state to a fine porous material in the hardened state. The present article describes and quantifies the drying processes of cement-based self-leveling flooring compounds (SLCs) and relates them to the extent of reaction, which here is quantified by isothermal calorimetry. The relative importance of the different drying processes is discussed and a model for the drying of the SLCs is proposed.


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Sidor (från-till)1995-2003
TidskriftDrying Technology
Volymvol 25
Utgåva nummerno 12
StatusPublished - 2007
Peer review utfördJa

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Anderberg, A., 2007, Division of Building Materials, LTH, Lund University. 52 s.

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