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Research Paper | Civil Engineering | India | Volume 9 Issue 9, September 2020
An Experimental Investigation on Effect of Curing of Concrete with Addition of Self-Cuing Compounds in Concrete
M Sai Sekhar Babu | M Srinivasarao
Abstract: Concrete expects relieving to proceed with the hydration cycle. One self restoring concrete is one of the exceptional cements in limiting the relieving time frame because of shortage of water in dry regions, detachment of structures in inclined territories and where the regions having nearness of fluorides in water will ineffectively influence the qualities of cement. The current examination includes the utilization of polyethylene glycol which goes about as a self-restoring compound. The most significant viewpoint is that this compound is required to keep up greatest water maintenance there by adding to full hydration. The boundaries in the investigation incorporate evaluation of concrete, type, and dose of polyethylene glycol, curing conditions and period of restoring. The present includes the two types of self-restoring mixes PEG 4000, PEG 200 with dosage of 0.1 %, 0.5 %, 1 % for M70 evaluation of cement. Weight loss and compressive quality, flexural quality and strength tests were resolved as a performance benchmark for the researched curing compounds. It was accounted for from the examination that higher dosage (1 %), higher atomic weight (4000) based PEG compounds act as better relieving mixes in higher evaluation concretes compared to another self-restoring compound.
Keywords: self curing, Polyethylene glycol, PEG 4000, PEG 200, Hydrophilic compound, Water retention, Compressive strength, flexural strength, durability tests
Edition: Volume 9 Issue 9, September 2020,
Pages: 768 - 772