Cement composites modified with activated carbon


Vol. 591 (11) 2021 / czwartek, 25 listopada, 2021

(InPolish)

Lenart Małgorzata, Gruszczyński Maciej. 2021. Cement composites modified with activated carbon. Volume 591. Issue 11. Pages 3-6. DOI: 10.15199/33.2021.11.01

Accepted for publication: 18.10.2021 r.

Contemporary civilization development has a negative impact on the surrounding environment. It is especially noticeable in urbanized areas where there is intense pollution not only of soil and water, but most of all air. Among the gaseous pollutants, particular attention should be paid to nitrogen oxides (commonly written as NOx). The results of preliminary research on the use of the addition of activated carbon for the modification of cement composites are presented in the article. The obtained results of laboratory tests confirmed the beneficial aspects of using this additive in order to increase the efficiency of nitrogen oxide adsorption by cement composites. The proposed technology complements the hitherto used cements with the addition of TiO2. However, it has the advantage that it does not require activation by UV radiation. Hence, cementitious composites modified with activated carbon can be used in garages, underground passages and tunnels.
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dr inż. inż. Małgorzata Lenart, Politechnika Krakowska; Wydział Inżynierii Lądowej ORCID: 0000-0002-0698-4835
dr inż. Maciej Gruszczyński, Politechnika Krakowska; Wydział Inżynierii Lądowej ORCID: 0000-0002-0445-5745

dr inż. inż. Małgorzata Lenart, Politechnika Krakowska; Wydział Inżynierii Lądowej ORCID: 0000-0002-0698-4835

 malgorzata.lenart@pk.edu.pl

Full paper is available at Publisher house SIGMA-NOT Sp. z o.o. webpage

DOI: 10.15199/33.2021.11.01