The book provides a classification of the different additives to cement which are available and an explanation of how they work. The consequences of failing to use them in the right proportions are emphasised. The chapters are as follows: An introduction to and a classification of cement admixtures by Hewlett, PC; Water reducing admixtures for concrete by Rixom, MR; Air entraining Admixtures for concrete by Bennett, K; Pumping aids for concrete by flateau, as and McCurrich, LH; Integral waterproofers for concrete by Hewlett, PC, Edmeades, RW and Holdsworth, RL; Mortar plasticizers by Akerman, HE. Concrete admixture data sheets giving detailed information on properties, together with brand name and manufacturer of individual additives are included. /TRRL/

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  • Corporate Authors:

    Cement Admixtures Association, Limited

    15 Tooks Court
    London EC4A 1LA,   England 
  • Authors:
    • Bennett, K
  • Publication Date: 1977


  • English

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  • Accession Number: 00179890
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Transport and Road Research Laboratory (TRRL)
  • Report/Paper Numbers: Monograph
  • Files: ITRD, TRIS
  • Created Date: Sep 27 1978 12:00AM