Accession Number : AD0741907

Title :   Investigation of a Reaction Involving Nondolometic Limestone Aggregate in Concrete,

Corporate Author : ARMY ENGINEER WATERWAYS EXPERIMENT STATION VICKSBURG MISS

Personal Author(s) : Buck,Alan D. ; Dolch,W. L.

Report Date : JAN 1966

Pagination or Media Count : 18

Abstract : A laboratort investigation was made of a chemical reaction observed as reaction rims on nondolomitic limestone coarse aggregate particles in field concrete. The reaction rims were characterized by color variation and by increased solubility in acid. Seventeen limestones from 11 sources were used in the study. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*CONCRETE, CHEMICAL REACTIONS), (*CONSTRUCTION MATERIALS, CONCRETE), LIMESTONE, GRAVEL, PARTICLE SIZE, COLORS, ACIDS, SOLUBILITY, PETROGRAPHY, CARBONATES, X RAY DIFFRACTION

Subject Categories : Construction Equipment, Materials & Supplies

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE