Recycling of Calcination Waste for use as Cement Replacement in Green Building

Recycling of Calcination Waste for use as Cement Replacement in Green Building

© 2021 by IJETT Journal
Volume-69 Issue-10
Year of Publication : 2021
Authors : Mostafa Shaaban, Mohamed Nooman
DOI :  10.14445/22315381/IJETT-V69I10P204

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Mostafa Shaaban, Mohamed Nooman, "Recycling of Calcination Waste for use as Cement Replacement in Green Building," International Journal of Engineering Trends and Technology, vol. 69, no. 10, pp. 20-32, 2021. Crossref,

Waste recycling is a major key to sustainability, as it saves natural raw materials and energy consumption, reduces solid pollutants and greenhouse gases emissions. In this context, this research is a continuation of efforts aimed at utilizing waste to produce sustainable construction material. This study presents an early investigation to utilize the calcination waste as a cement replacement, calcination waste (CW) is a solid waste collected during the calcination process of dolomite and/or limestone.Six mortar mixtures were prepared by replacement cement with 0%, 5%, 10%, 20%, 30%, and 40% of CW. Specimens of each mixture were tested for fluidity, setting time, density, and shrinkage, compressive and flexural strength. In order to evaluate the durability of mortars , another set of specimens were cured in 5%Na2SO4 solution for different ages,then these specimens examined for appearance, weight loss, compressive strength loss, microstructure. The results proved the feasibility of replacing cement with 5% and 10% of CW, where the mortar properties were improved in terms of dry shrinkage, compressive and flexural strength, in addition the losses of weight and strength due to sulfate attack were minor. Otherwise, replacement of cement by CW with 20% or more was affected negatively on the mortar properties.

Recycling solid waste, sustainability, calcination waste, green cement mortar, strength, carbon emissions.

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