Effective utilization of quarry residues and mineral admixtures in high strength concrete

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The various requesting utilization of cement is not promptly met with Ordinary Portland cement (OPC) alone. To satisfy up the need and just as guaranteed the green concrete durability, it has ends up important to add mineral increments with the best blend of others by-product as substitution to improve the performance without risking the quality of the concrete. In the construction industry, OPC cement and stream sand are utilized as significant material making it rare and restricted. While, with respect to the cement is notable as the greatest guilty parties for discharging carbon dioxide (CO2). Consequently, incomplete substitution of cement turns into a need just as common sand in concrete by waste material or by-product without bargaining the nature of the finished result. Fractional supplanting with Ground Granulated Blast furnace Slag (GGBS), Silica Fume (SF) fuses with 100% of quarry dust (QD) as sand substitution has been utilized. The utilization of 100% QD with OPC+SF delivered increasingly durable concrete with low chloride ingress and preferred outfitting over with 100% stream sand. Notwithstanding the cost impact advantage, the decrease in exhaustion of stream sand, tending to condition and manageability issues, it is a significant commitment in making green concrete.




Basha, S. A., Jayarami Reddy, B., & Sashidhar, C. (2019). Effective utilization of quarry residues and mineral admixtures in high strength concrete. International Journal of Innovative Technology and Exploring Engineering, 8(10), 2652–2658. https://doi.org/10.35940/ijitee.J9417.0881019

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