This report gives an overview of the origin and properties of fly ash, its effect on the properties of portland cement concrete, and the proper selection and use of fly ash in the production of portland cement concrete and concrete products. The report contains information and recommendations concerning the selection and use of Class C and Class F fly ashes generally conforming to the requirements of ASTM C 618. Topics covered include a detailed description of the composition of fly ash, the physical and chemical effects of fly ash on properties of concrete, guidance on the handling and use of fly ash in concrete construction, use of fly ash in the production of concrete products and specialty concretes, and recommended procedures for quality assurance.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Reported by ACI Committee 232.
  • Corporate Authors:

    American Concrete Institute (ACI)

    38800 Country Club Drive
    Farmington Hills, MI  United States  48331
  • Publication Date: 1996-4


  • English

Media Info

  • Features: Figures; References; Tables;
  • Pagination: 34 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00723587
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Report/Paper Numbers: ACI 232.2R-96
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jul 25 1996 12:00AM