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STRUCTURAL LIGHTWEIGHT CONCRETE WITH EXPANDED

1. Structural lightweight concrete 3 FOREWORD This publication is intended as a work tool for all those who need further information on structural lightweight concrete prepared with expanded clay. The use of structural lightweight concrete is strongly expanding and the interest in its features is spreading also as concerns ordinary construction ...

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Structural Lightweight Concrete - ESCSI

The excellent durability performance of structural lightweight concrete made with expanded shale, clay or slate structural lightweight aggregate is a result of the ceramic nature of the aggregate, and its exceptional bond to and elastic compatibility with the cementitious matrix.

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Structural Lightweight Concrete Mix Concrete Casting Mix

Structural lightweight concrete uses LECA (light expanded clay aggregate) as the aggregate material to cut weight, improve strength, and enhance the overall durability of precast concrete and ready-mix concrete. Let’s explore the benefits of structural lightweight concrete with LECA now, and discuss it in further detail. What Is LECA, ECA®?

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HIGH-STRENGTH STRUCTURAL LIGHTWEIGHT CONCRETE

concrete are to a degree good insulator but only as a thick or expanded volume. What if we could find a lightweight building material that has the quality or durability ... Lightweight Structural Cellular Concrete or High-Performance Cellular Concrete [HPCC] / Air-Entrained Aggregate Concrete.

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CIP 36 - Structural Lightweight Concrete

Structural lightweight concrete has an equilibrium density ranging from 90 to 120 lb/ft3 3(1440 to 1840 kg/m ) compared to normalweight concrete with a density in the ... Expanded Shale, Clay and Slate Lightweight Aggregate, Expanded Shale Clay and Slate Institute, escsi Guidelines For Pumping

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Structural Lightweight Concrete Utelite Corporation

Jun 07, 2018  Structural lightweight concrete solves weight and durability problems in buildings and exposed structures. Structural concrete mixes designed with Utelite Expanded Shale Aggregates have strengths comparable to normal weight concretes, yet are typically 25% to 35% lighter.

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Structural Lightweight Concrete — What, why, how ...

Lightweight aggregates used in structural lightweight concrete are typically expanded shale, clay or slate materials that have been fired in a rotary kiln to develop a porous structure. Other products such as air-cooled blast furnace slag are also used.

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Structural Lightweight Concrete Utelite Corporation

Structural lightweight concrete solves weight and durability problems in buildings and exposed structures. Structural concrete mixes designed with Utelite Expanded Shale Aggregates have strengths comparable to normal weight concretes, yet are typically 25% to 35% lighter.

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Structural Lightweight Concrete - ESCSI

Structural Lightweight Concrete Section 03313 ... concrete. Aggregate: Expanded Shale, Clay, or Slate (ESCS) lightweight aggregate produced by the rotary kiln method shall meet ASTM C 330. Normalweight aggregate shall meet ASTM C 33. Expanded Shale, Clay, and Slate (ESCS) is a

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Structural Lightweight Concrete — What, why, how ...

Lightweight aggregates used in structural lightweight concrete are typically expanded shale, clay or slate materials that have been fired in a rotary kiln to develop a porous structure. Other products such as air-cooled blast furnace slag are also used.

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Structural Lightweight Concrete: Construction and Sustainabi

Nowadays, Structural Lightweight Concrete is a crucial part of the construction industry. It is also preferred by many due to its improved sound insulation, thermal properties, and reduced mass. Despite having a reduced mass, however, it still maintains adequate strength and

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(PDF) Durability of Structural Lightweight Concrete ...

Oct 07, 2020  This study focuses on the development of durable structural lightweight concrete (LWC) by incorporating expanded perlite aggregate (EPA) in the range of 0 to 20% by weight.

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Lightweight Concrete with Expanded Glass - BPN ...

Jul 12, 2017  This paper 1) describes an experimental study aimed at developing a structural lightweight concrete with expanded glass particles and silica fume that is suitable for structural applications and; 2) evaluates microstructural changes in wet conditions and resistance to the action of aggressive ions in the expanded glass particles.

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Durability of Lightweight Concrete with Expanded Glass

To develop a structural lightweight concrete, three mixtures of concrete containing the expanded glass aggregate, indicated respectively by the letters A, B, and C (Table 1), were cast.

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Lightweight Structural Concrete Concrete Construction ...

Cost consciousness and a desire to utilize new designs has stimulated builder's interest in lightweight structural concrete. Thirty percent of the production of expanded clay, shale, and slate, and around 5 percent of the expanded slag aggregates was used in structural cast in place concrete.

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Ultra-lightweight Concrete Containing Expanded Poly-lactic ...

Jul 23, 2018  The environmental impact of using petroleum products has become a serious issue nowadays. This paper is about the possibility of producing ultra-lightweight concrete by using bio-polymer aggregate as a replacement for petroleum polymer. Expanded poly-lactic acid (EPLA) and Expanded Vermiculite (EV) are used as aggregate in producing biopolymer concrete. In total, five concrete

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Chapter 10 Properties of Expanded Shale, Clay Slate ...

10-3 Section B-Properties of Lightweight Concrete Masonry Units 10.9 Density of Lightweight Concrete Masonry Units 10.10 Mixture Proportioning Procedures for Lightweight Concrete Masonry Units 10.11 Compressive Strength 10.12 Tensile Strength 10.13 Tensile Strain Capacity 10.14 Sampling and Testing of Lightweight Concrete Masonry Units 10.15 High Strength Lightweight Concrete Masonry Units

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Durability of Structural Lightweight Concrete Containing ...

Nov 30, 2020  Keywords: expanded perlite aggregate, lightweight concrete, compressive strength, durability, chloride diffusion, thermal conductivity. Date: 11/30/2020. Abstract: This study focuses on the development of durable structural lightweight concrete (LWC) by incorporating expanded perlite aggregate (EPA) in the range of 0 to 20% by weight.

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STRUCTURE magazine Is Lightweight Concrete All Wet?

For the purposes of this article, we are considering only structural lightweight concrete: a mixture of portland cement, water, fine (sand) aggregates, and expanded clay, shale, or slate coarse aggregates. While normal-weight concrete mixes typically weigh 145 to 155 pcf, lightweight concrete

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Compressive Strength and Durability Properties of ...

Structural Lightweight Concrete with Fine Expanded Glass and/or Clay Aggregates Deividas Rumsys 1,*, Edmundas Spudulis 2, Darius Bacinskas 1 and Gintaris Kaklauskas 1 1 Department of Reinforced Concrete Structures and Geotechnics, Vilnius Gediminas Technical University, Sauletekio av. 11, LT-10223 Vilnius, Lithuania; [email protected] (D ...

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Mix design of structural lightweight self-compacting ...

Mar 30, 2018  Mix design of structural lightweight self-compacting concrete (LWSCC) was evaluated. • Lightweight expanded clay aggregates (LECA) were used to produce LWSCC. • Methodology set by Nepomuceno et al. for self-compacting concrete (SCC) was tested. • Methodology for SCC mix design successfully produced LWSCC using proper correlations. •

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Structural Lightweight Concrete with LECA, ECA ...

Apr 26, 2021  Structural lightweight concrete uses LECA, ECA® (light expanded clay aggregate) as the aggregate material to cut weight, improve strength, and enhance the overall durability of precast concrete

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Structural Lightweight Concrete — What, why, how ...

Lightweight aggregates used in structural lightweight concrete are typically expanded shale, clay or slate materials that have been fired in a rotary kiln to develop a porous structure. Other products such as air-cooled blast furnace slag are also used.

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Structural Lightweight Concrete

Location: Denver, Colorado. Using more than 8,500 cubic yards of structural lightweight concrete produced with rotary kiln expanded shale, engineers constructed a 12-story addition with significant dead load reduction, reduced foundation size and more usable space per floor. Continue Reading.

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Compressive Strength and Durability Properties of ...

Structural Lightweight Concrete with Fine Expanded Glass and/or Clay Aggregates Deividas Rumsys 1,*, Edmundas Spudulis 2, Darius Bacinskas 1 and Gintaris Kaklauskas 1 1 Department of Reinforced Concrete Structures and Geotechnics, Vilnius Gediminas Technical University, Sauletekio av. 11, LT-10223 Vilnius, Lithuania; [email protected] (D ...

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Durability of Structural Lightweight Concrete Containing ...

Nov 30, 2020  Keywords: expanded perlite aggregate, lightweight concrete, compressive strength, durability, chloride diffusion, thermal conductivity. Date: 11/30/2020. Abstract: This study focuses on the development of durable structural lightweight concrete (LWC) by incorporating expanded perlite aggregate (EPA) in the range of 0 to 20% by weight.

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Expanded polystyrene concrete – description ...

Apr 22, 2017  Expanded Polystyrene Concrete (EPScrete, EPS concrete or lightweight concrete) is a particularly lightweight concrete with a porous structure, produced on the basis of a cement binder, with a porous granular aggregate (expanded polystyrene). The acceptable bulk density of the granulate – 15 kg per cubic meter of concrete, under special ...

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What is Lightweight Concrete? -Types, Uses and Advantages ...

Lightweight aggregates used in structural lightweight concrete are typically expanded shale, clay or slate materials that have been fired in a rotary kiln to develop a porous structure. Other products such as air-cooled blast furnace slag are also used.

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Ultra-lightweight Concrete Containing Expanded Poly-lactic ...

Jul 23, 2018  The environmental impact of using petroleum products has become a serious issue nowadays. This paper is about the possibility of producing ultra-lightweight concrete by using bio-polymer aggregate as a replacement for petroleum polymer. Expanded poly-lactic acid (EPLA) and Expanded Vermiculite (EV) are used as aggregate in producing biopolymer concrete. In total, five concrete

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STRUCTURE magazine Is Lightweight Concrete All Wet?

For the purposes of this article, we are considering only structural lightweight concrete: a mixture of portland cement, water, fine (sand) aggregates, and expanded clay, shale, or slate coarse aggregates. While normal-weight concrete mixes typically weigh 145 to 155 pcf, lightweight concrete

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Steel–concrete bond behaviour of lightweight concrete with ...

Sep 04, 2013  The experimental program presented in this paper was aimed to investigate the steel–concrete bond behaviour of lightweight concrete. The lightweight concrete was obtained by substituting part of the traditional coarse aggregates with beads of expanded polystyrene (EPS). The addition of EPS in the concrete mix could influence the bond behaviour with steel reinforcing bars, albeit

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Structural lightweight aggregate concrete

over other form of concrete for both structural and non-structural application (see figure 3). The lower E-value of lightweight concrete absorbs energy from impact and cyclic loading, reducing the formation of micro cracking at the cement/aggregate interface. Figure 3: Weight advantage of lightweight concrete 0 2 4 6 8 10 12 0 10 203040 5060 ...

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Perlite Use: Lightweight Insulating Concrete Aggregate

When used as the primary aggregate in concrete, expanded perlite provides several key advantages to the construction and precast manufacturing applications. Though lightweight perlite concrete is not usually suited for structural or load bearing uses, in other applications it provides improvement in load stress, noise reduction, thermal ...

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Moisture in Lightweight Structural Concrete Roof Decks

percent by weight. Lightweight structural concrete uses lightweight, porous aggregates such as expanded shale, which will absorb about 5 to 25 percent moisture by weight. Lightweight aggregate needs to be saturated with moisture—it’s often stored in ponds—before mixing. As a result, lightweight structural concrete inherently con-

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Structural Lightweight Concrete PUMP MIX FINISH OPTIONS by ...

Structural Lightweight Concrete PUMP MIX (Made using Argex Lightweight Expanded Clay Structural Grade Aggregates)Lightweight Aggregates for Lighter Concrete ...

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