• Exploratory Investigation on Light Weight Concrete with ...

    1.1 Light Weight Concrete: Structural lightweight concrete is a type of concrete that includes an expanding agent in it that increases the volume of the mix while reducing the self-weight. Structural lightweight concrete has a density in the range 1440 to 1840 kg/m3 compared to conventional concrete with a density in the range of 2200 to 2600 ...

  • HIGH-STRENGTH STRUCTURAL LIGHTWEIGHT CONCRETE

    One way is to incorporate a lightweight aggregate. Natural lightweight aggregates such as pumice [most widely used], scoria, volcanic cinders, tuff and diatomite. Or artificial aggregates or rotary kiln produced lightweight aggregates such as expanded clays, slates, slag, perlite or shale's. Cenospheres

  • Betões Leves Estruturais Produzidos com Escória ...

    In the Azorean archipelago, the volcanic scoria which is designated by "bagacina", is an important source of light aggregates that are potentially adequate for the production of structural and non-structural lightweight concrete. However, despite some local studies that have been

  • Non-structural lightweight concrete with volcanic scoria ...

    Non-structural lightweight concrete with volcanic scoria aggregates for lightweight fill in building's floors March 2017 Construction and Building Materials 135:151-163

  • Volcanic Scoria as Cement Replacement

    Volcanic Scoria as Cement Replacement Aref M. al-Swaidani ... use of volcanic scoria as cement replacement in concrete mixes in terms of fresh and hard-ened concrete properties. The chemical and mineralogical composition of volcanic scoria ... including the manufacturing of lightweight concrete, as a heat-insulating material, in addition

  • INFLUENCE OF NATURAL LIGHTWEIGHT AGGREGATES ON …

    volcanic cinders, scoria, tuff and artificial lightweight aggregates such as expanded clay, shale, slate, perlite and vermiculite have been used as construction materials [Aslam et al., 2017]. Lightweight aggregates usually have a very high water absorption compared with normal aggregates, which is ascribed to its numerous inner voids.

  • Effect of Scoria on Various Specific Aspects of ...

    Sep 18, 2017· Experimental research on the technical characteristics of lightweight concretes incorporating scoria was conducted. The objective of this research is to investigate the feasibility and effectiveness of the use of scoria, in lightweight concretes. Coarse scoria of 5/10 and 10/20 mm were used. A portion of the aggregate mixtures had an average particle size ≤100 μm.

  • Non-structural lightweight concrete with volcanic scoria ...

    Mar 15, 2017· Therefore, the compositions of non-structural concrete with scoria were defined to be similar to those with expanded clay LWA. The non-structural lightweight concrete with EPS involves a different design methodology, as this solution is actually a cellular concrete that incorporates air entrainment in the cementitious matrix. 2.1. Materials

  • Investigation of Physical Characteristics of Non ...

    They are used for the production of lightweight concrete, lightweight concrete blocks, and other lightweight building products [4]. Some lightweight aggregates are naturally available; the others are artificially produced [5]. Lightweight aggregates which are naturally formed often have volcanic origin like Pumice (Pumice stone), Scoria (pumice ...

  • Developing Structural Lightweight Concrete Using Volcanic ...

    Developing Structural Lightweight Concrete Using Volcanic Scoria Available in Saudi Arabia

  • INVESTIGATION OF STRUCTURAL PROPERTIES FOR …

    Also making of structural lightweight concrete was studied by (Yasar et al. 2003) with using of basaltic pumice (scoria) as aggregate and fly ash as mineral admixtures. The suitability of using volcanic pumice (VP) as cement replacement material and as coarse aggregate in lightweight concrete production was investigated by (Anwar Hossain 2004).

  • Developing Structural Lightweight Concrete Using Volcanic ...

    This experimental investigation explored the feasibility of using volcanic scoria rocks located in the north-western region of Saudi Arabia for producing structural lightweight concretes (SLWCs). Several concrete mixes were designed, produced, and tested, to study the effects of various material and composition parameters on workability, unit weight, strength properties, and chloride ...

  • Non-structural lightweight concrete with volcanic scoria ...

    Non-structural lightweight concrete (NSLWC) with scoria aggregates was characterized. • Its behavior was compared to that of common NSLWC with expanded clay and EPS aggregates. • NSLWC with scoria could show, at least, similar compressive and tensile strength. • Also had less shrinkage, higher punching strength and better behavior at high ...

  • High-strength lightweight concrete made with scoria ...

    Oct 01, 2003· M1 is the corresponding controls lightweight scoria concrete made with NPC. M2 mixture is lightweight concrete made with 20% fly ash replacement. M3 mixture is lightweight concrete made with 10% silica fume replacement. M4 mixture is lightweight concrete made with ternary mixture containing 20% fly ash and 10% silica fume.

  • Feasibility of Lightweight Aggregate Concrete for ...

    eas of previous volcanic eruptions namely Kilimanjaro, Mbeya and Arusha and these remain largely un-exploited. Research was done to investigate the feasibility of using scoria and pumice aggregates in structural lightweight concrete. The aggregates were obtained from Kilimanjaro and Mbeya respectively. A mix design

  • Developing Structural Lightweight Concrete Using Volcanic ...

    Shannag et al. [56] have used volcanic scoria rocks aggregates of north-western Saudi Arabia for developing structural lightweight concrete and studied the physical, mechanical and durability ...

  • Shock-absorbing capability of lightweight concrete ...

    In this study, shock-absorbing capability of lightweight concrete utilizing volcanic pumice as coarse aggregate was experimentally investigated, for application to buffer material. In the impact test, a falling weight impact tester was employed, with placing buffer layer concrete on base layer concrete.

  • Lightweight Concrete | Magnesium Oxide Builds

    Jun 02, 2016· Scoria is a vesicular glassy volcanic rock. Deposits are found in New Mexico, Idaho, and other Western States. Scoria resembles industrial cinders and is usually red to black in color. Very satisfactory lightweight concrete, weighing from 90 to 110 pounds per cubic foot, can be made from scoria.

  • Developing Structural Lightweight Concrete Using Volcanic ...

    Mar 13, 2014· This experimental investigation explored the feasibility of using volcanic scoria rocks located in the north-western region of Saudi Arabia for producing structural lightweight concretes (SLWCs). Several concrete mixes were designed, produced, and tested, to study the effects of various material and composition parameters on workability, unit weight, strength properties, and chloride ...

  • Utilization of Scoria as Aggregate in Lightweight Concrete

    lightweight concrete using scoria: mix design, strength, durability and . ... Scoria is a rock of volcanic origin which deposits can be found around volcanoes in many part of the world.

  • Effect of Different Gradings of Lightweight Aggregates on ...

    Bogas and Cunha [10] produced lightweight concrete with volcanic scoria aggregates, and the obtained material showed better mechanical behavior at high temperatures than conventional concrete. Colangelo et al. [11] used recycled polyolefins waste and demonstrated that this material can be used as a sustainable practice in lightweight concrete

  • Investigating the Physical Characteristics of Non ...

    concrete, lightweight concrete blocks, and other lightweight building products [4]. Some lightweight aggregates are naturally available; others are artificially produced [5]. Lightweight aggregates that are naturally formed often have volcanic origin like Pumice (Pumice stone), Scoria (Pumice), volcanic ash, …

  • Mechanical properties of lightweight aggregates concrete ...

    This paper analyses the properties of concrete produced with Natural Lightweight Aggregates from Cameroonian volcanic scoria VS. Two groups of concretes with VS were prepared. A first concretes group produced with a natural sand from Covilhã-Portugal was cast in cubic specimens (150×150×150 mm) and a second with a natural sand from Rabat-Morocco was cast in cylindrical specimens …

  • Mechanical properties of lightweight aggregates concrete ...

    Mar 01, 2018· Mechanical behavior of lightweight concrete using Volcanic Scoria Aggregate (VSA) from Cameroonian volcanic scoria. • Evaluation of lightweight concrete using destructive and non-destructive methods. • Correlation of data obtained by destructive and non-destructive methods. • Empirical equations for prediction of VSA of 28-days ...

  • Exploratory Investigation on Light Weight Concrete with ...

    1.1 Light Weight Concrete: Structural lightweight concrete is a type of concrete that includes an expanding agent in it that increases the volume of the mix while reducing the self-weight. Structural lightweight concrete has a density in the range 1440 to 1840 kg/m3 compared to conventional concrete with a density in the range of 2200 to 2600 ...

  • HIGH-STRENGTH STRUCTURAL LIGHTWEIGHT CONCRETE

    One way is to incorporate a lightweight aggregate. Natural lightweight aggregates such as pumice [most widely used], scoria, volcanic cinders, tuff and diatomite. Or artificial aggregates or rotary kiln produced lightweight aggregates such as expanded clays, slates, slag, perlite or shale's. Cenospheres

  • Betões Leves Estruturais Produzidos com Escória ...

    In the Azorean archipelago, the volcanic scoria which is designated by "bagacina", is an important source of light aggregates that are potentially adequate for the production of structural and non-structural lightweight concrete. However, despite some local studies that have been

  • Non-structural lightweight concrete with volcanic scoria ...

    Non-structural lightweight concrete with volcanic scoria aggregates for lightweight fill in building's floors March 2017 Construction and Building Materials 135:151-163

  • Volcanic Scoria as Cement Replacement

    Volcanic Scoria as Cement Replacement Aref M. al-Swaidani ... use of volcanic scoria as cement replacement in concrete mixes in terms of fresh and hard-ened concrete properties. The chemical and mineralogical composition of volcanic scoria ... including the manufacturing of lightweight concrete, as a heat-insulating material, in addition

  • INFLUENCE OF NATURAL LIGHTWEIGHT AGGREGATES ON …

    volcanic cinders, scoria, tuff and artificial lightweight aggregates such as expanded clay, shale, slate, perlite and vermiculite have been used as construction materials [Aslam et al., 2017]. Lightweight aggregates usually have a very high water absorption compared with normal aggregates, which is ascribed to its numerous inner voids.

  • Effect of Scoria on Various Specific Aspects of ...

    Sep 18, 2017· Experimental research on the technical characteristics of lightweight concretes incorporating scoria was conducted. The objective of this research is to investigate the feasibility and effectiveness of the use of scoria, in lightweight concretes. Coarse scoria of 5/10 and 10/20 mm were used. A portion of the aggregate mixtures had an average particle size ≤100 μm.

  • Non-structural lightweight concrete with volcanic scoria ...

    Mar 15, 2017· Therefore, the compositions of non-structural concrete with scoria were defined to be similar to those with expanded clay LWA. The non-structural lightweight concrete with EPS involves a different design methodology, as this solution is actually a cellular concrete that incorporates air entrainment in the cementitious matrix. 2.1. Materials

  • Investigation of Physical Characteristics of Non ...

    They are used for the production of lightweight concrete, lightweight concrete blocks, and other lightweight building products [4]. Some lightweight aggregates are naturally available; the others are artificially produced [5]. Lightweight aggregates which are naturally formed often have volcanic origin like Pumice (Pumice stone), Scoria (pumice ...

  • Developing Structural Lightweight Concrete Using Volcanic ...

    Developing Structural Lightweight Concrete Using Volcanic Scoria Available in Saudi Arabia

  • INVESTIGATION OF STRUCTURAL PROPERTIES FOR …

    Also making of structural lightweight concrete was studied by (Yasar et al. 2003) with using of basaltic pumice (scoria) as aggregate and fly ash as mineral admixtures. The suitability of using volcanic pumice (VP) as cement replacement material and as coarse aggregate in lightweight concrete production was investigated by (Anwar Hossain 2004).

  • Developing Structural Lightweight Concrete Using Volcanic ...

    This experimental investigation explored the feasibility of using volcanic scoria rocks located in the north-western region of Saudi Arabia for producing structural lightweight concretes (SLWCs). Several concrete mixes were designed, produced, and tested, to study the effects of various material and composition parameters on workability, unit weight, strength properties, and chloride ...

  • Non-structural lightweight concrete with volcanic scoria ...

    Non-structural lightweight concrete (NSLWC) with scoria aggregates was characterized. • Its behavior was compared to that of common NSLWC with expanded clay and EPS aggregates. • NSLWC with scoria could show, at least, similar compressive and tensile strength. • Also had less shrinkage, higher punching strength and better behavior at high ...

  • High-strength lightweight concrete made with scoria ...

    Oct 01, 2003· M1 is the corresponding controls lightweight scoria concrete made with NPC. M2 mixture is lightweight concrete made with 20% fly ash replacement. M3 mixture is lightweight concrete made with 10% silica fume replacement. M4 mixture is lightweight concrete made with ternary mixture containing 20% fly ash and 10% silica fume.

  • Feasibility of Lightweight Aggregate Concrete for ...

    eas of previous volcanic eruptions namely Kilimanjaro, Mbeya and Arusha and these remain largely un-exploited. Research was done to investigate the feasibility of using scoria and pumice aggregates in structural lightweight concrete. The aggregates were obtained from Kilimanjaro and Mbeya respectively. A mix design

  • Developing Structural Lightweight Concrete Using Volcanic ...

    Shannag et al. [56] have used volcanic scoria rocks aggregates of north-western Saudi Arabia for developing structural lightweight concrete and studied the physical, mechanical and durability ...

  • Shock-absorbing capability of lightweight concrete ...

    In this study, shock-absorbing capability of lightweight concrete utilizing volcanic pumice as coarse aggregate was experimentally investigated, for application to buffer material. In the impact test, a falling weight impact tester was employed, with placing buffer layer concrete on base layer concrete.

  • Lightweight Concrete | Magnesium Oxide Builds

    Jun 02, 2016· Scoria is a vesicular glassy volcanic rock. Deposits are found in New Mexico, Idaho, and other Western States. Scoria resembles industrial cinders and is usually red to black in color. Very satisfactory lightweight concrete, weighing from 90 to 110 pounds per cubic foot, can be made from scoria.

  • Developing Structural Lightweight Concrete Using Volcanic ...

    Mar 13, 2014· This experimental investigation explored the feasibility of using volcanic scoria rocks located in the north-western region of Saudi Arabia for producing structural lightweight concretes (SLWCs). Several concrete mixes were designed, produced, and tested, to study the effects of various material and composition parameters on workability, unit weight, strength properties, and chloride ...

  • Utilization of Scoria as Aggregate in Lightweight Concrete

    lightweight concrete using scoria: mix design, strength, durability and . ... Scoria is a rock of volcanic origin which deposits can be found around volcanoes in many part of the world.

  • Effect of Different Gradings of Lightweight Aggregates on ...

    Bogas and Cunha [10] produced lightweight concrete with volcanic scoria aggregates, and the obtained material showed better mechanical behavior at high temperatures than conventional concrete. Colangelo et al. [11] used recycled polyolefins waste and demonstrated that this material can be used as a sustainable practice in lightweight concrete

  • Investigating the Physical Characteristics of Non ...

    concrete, lightweight concrete blocks, and other lightweight building products [4]. Some lightweight aggregates are naturally available; others are artificially produced [5]. Lightweight aggregates that are naturally formed often have volcanic origin like Pumice (Pumice stone), Scoria (Pumice), volcanic ash, …

  • Mechanical properties of lightweight aggregates concrete ...

    This paper analyses the properties of concrete produced with Natural Lightweight Aggregates from Cameroonian volcanic scoria VS. Two groups of concretes with VS were prepared. A first concretes group produced with a natural sand from Covilhã-Portugal was cast in cubic specimens (150×150×150 mm) and a second with a natural sand from Rabat-Morocco was cast in cylindrical specimens …

  • Mechanical properties of lightweight aggregates concrete ...

    Mar 01, 2018· Mechanical behavior of lightweight concrete using Volcanic Scoria Aggregate (VSA) from Cameroonian volcanic scoria. • Evaluation of lightweight concrete using destructive and non-destructive methods. • Correlation of data obtained by destructive and non-destructive methods. • Empirical equations for prediction of VSA of 28-days ...