The influence of concrete modification with superabsorbent polymers (SAP) on the course of carbonation and mechanical properties

openaccess, Vol. 578 (10) 2020 / czwartek, 22 października, 2020

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Woyciechowski Piotr, Kalinowski Maciej. 2020. The influence of concrete modification with superabsorbent polymers (SAP) on the course of carbonation and mechanical properties. Volume 578. Issue 10. Pages 40-43. DOI: 10.15199/33.2020.10.03

Accepted for publication: 30.09.2020

Concrete’s modification with a superabsorbent polymer (in the form of granules absorbing a significant amount of mixing water), is a method of internal curing leading to a significant reduction in concrete shrinkage. The impact of such modification on other properties of concrete is the subject of many studies presented in the latest world literature while there are few reports on the course of carbonation of such modified concrete. The article present the results of carbonation tests under accelerated conditions and the mechanical properties of high-performance concretes modified with the addition of SAP in various variants.
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dr hab. inż. Piotr Woyciechowski, prof. PW, Politechnika Warszawska; Wydział Inżynierii Lądowej ORCID: 0000-0002-8127-7559
mgr inż. Maciej Kalinowski, Politechnika Warszawska; Wydział Inżynierii Lądowej ORCID: 0000-0002-6729-1506

dr hab. inż. Piotr Woyciechowski, prof. PW, Politechnika Warszawska; Wydział Inżynierii Lądowej ORCID: 0000-0002-8127-7559