Accession Number : AD0892647

Title :   Sulfur Concrete for Polar Construction.

Descriptive Note : Final rept. Jul 69-Jun 71,

Corporate Author : NAVAL CIVIL ENGINEERING LAB PORT HUENEME CA

Personal Author(s) : Keeton, John R.

Report Date : JAN 1972

Pagination or Media Count : 29

Abstract : Experimental studies on sulfur concrete in the laboratory and at McMurdo Station, Antarctica are described. Sulfur concrete mixtures showed high tensile, flexural, and compressive strengths as well as high Young's Modulus in the laboratory.

Descriptors :   (*CONCRETE, SULFUR), (*CONSTRUCTION MATERIALS, POLAR REGIONS), ANTARCTIC REGIONS, TENSILE PROPERTIES, COMPRESSIVE PROPERTIES, WATER, FREEZING, MIXTURES, MODULUS OF ELASTICITY, FLEXURAL STRENGTH, ROCK, MELTING, SAND, PARTICLE SIZE, MECHANICAL PROPERTIES, GRAVEL, LIMESTONE, GRANITE, BASALT, DIENES, PERMEABILITY, SHRINKAGE, CREEP, FIRE RESISTANT MATERIALS, CASTING.

Subject Categories : Ceramics, Refractories and Glass
      Construction Equipment, Materials & Supplies
      Mechanics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE