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Characteristics

  • Appearance
  • Physical State
  • Softening point
  • Melting point
  • Decomposition temperature
  • Density
  • Water solubility
  • Moisture Content
  • White or off-white
  • Solid
  • 860ºC (1580ºF)
  • non applicable
  • size and mat binders start to decompose at 200ºC
  • 2.6 (water = 1)
  • insoluble
  • < 0.6% (ISO 3344)

Properties

  • Material: Alkali Resistant Glass (manufactured with high Zirconia content in compliance with ASTM C1666/0 1666/M-07 and EN 15455.)
  • Electrical Conductivity: Very low
  • Chemical resistance: Very high
  • Modulus of elasticity: 72 GPa - 10 x 106 psi
  • Tensile Strength: 1,000 to 1,700 MPa - 150 to 250 x 10³ psi (EN 3361 or EN9163)

Benefits

  • Excellent compatibility with cement matrix
  • Excellent workability even at high dosage
  • Increases chemical resistance (e.g. deicing products)
  • Improves freeze/thaw resistance
  • Extends serviceability of concrete
  • Long term durability of concrete
  • Does not float or sink in concrete
  • Does not entrap air
  • Fast and uniform dispersion

 

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