DEF: As a form of sulfate attack

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Skalny, J.; Johansen, V.; Thaulow, N.; Palomo, A.;
  • Publisher: Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas
  • Journal: Materiales de Construccion (issn: 0465-2746, eissn: 1988-3226)
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  • Subject: Materials of engineering and construction. Mechanics of materials | TA401-492

Delayed ettringite formation (DEF) is the term used to describe expansion of some heat cured portland cement concretes. Although meaningful progress has been made, the exact mechanism of the expansion itself is not entirely understood. The ettringite reformation is enab... View more
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