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Standards for Evaluating the Susceptibility of Cement-Based Materials to External Sulfate Attack

Published

Author(s)

J R. Clifton, G J. Frohnsdorff, Chiara C. Ferraris

Abstract

In this paper, the current status of standards 1) for specifying cement-based materials to prevent deleterious reactions with external sulfates and 2) or predicting the performance of concrete exposed to external sulfates. The applicability and reliability of these standards are discussed and deficiencies in them noted. Recommendations for the development of improved specifications are presented.
Proceedings Title
Seminar on Sulfate Attack Mechanisms
Conference Dates
October 5-6, 1998
Conference Location
Quebec, 1, CA
Conference Title
Materials Science of Concrete

Keywords

building technology, cement, concrete, performance standards, prescriptive standards, sulfate attack, test methods

Citation

Clifton, J. , Frohnsdorff, G. and Ferraris, C. (1999), Standards for Evaluating the Susceptibility of Cement-Based Materials to External Sulfate Attack, Seminar on Sulfate Attack Mechanisms, Quebec, 1, CA, [online], https://tsapps.nist.gov/publication/get_pdf.cfm?pub_id=860169 (Accessed April 18, 2024)
Created November 30, 1999, Updated October 12, 2021