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Tikrit Journal of Engineering Sciences (2016) 23(2) 86- 95

The Effects of Lime Addition and Fineness of Grinded Clinker on Properties of Portland Cement

Nadia S. Ismael Mostafa N. Ghanim
Building and Construction Eng. Dept., Technical College, Mosul, Iraq

Abstract

Two types of Portland Cement Clinker “PCC” were used in this study: high fineness grinded and low fineness grinded , and after grinding of PCC, hydrated lime was used in 5%,10% and 15%; by weight, as a replacement of the blend cement with a constant 3% addition of gypsum by the blend weight. The importance of this study is to show the influences of different fineness on the physical properties of the blended cement, and to find the probability of using hydrated lime (that could be a by-product) in cement and declare its effects on the blend, so the solid waste “lime” and air pollutant of cement factories will reduce. In this research, the low fineness blend exhibited about 87% from compressive strength of high fineness blend at 28 days age. The results show that the using of hydrated lime up to 10%; by weight, as a replacement of cement will give good compressive strength and workability, and will reduce moderately the setting time, but the use of hydrated lime by more than 10% will reduce the compressive strength and increase the unsoundness of the blend (from 3mm expansion at 10% hydrated lime to 29mm expansion at 15% hydrated lime).

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Keywords: Hydrated Lime, Fineness, Clinker, Compressive Strength.

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TJES: Ismael NS, Ghanim MN. The Effects of Lime Addition and Fineness of Grinded Clinker on Properties of Portland Cement. Tikrit Journal of Engineering Sciences 2016; 23 (2):86-95.
APA: Ismael, N. S., & Ghanim, M. N. (2016). The Effects of Lime Addition and Fineness of Grinded Clinker on Properties of Portland Cement. Tikrit Journal of Engineering Sciences, 23(2), 86-95.