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Explain About Geo-polymer Concrete and it's Advantages 

asked Mar 9 in Civil Engineering by Syed Saif Ali | 11 views

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Geopolymer concrete is an ecofriendly concrete. Its made by utilizing waste materials such as fly ash and ground granulated blast furnace slag from thermal power plants and steel industry respectively . It is said that manufacturing of one tonne of cement generate one tonne of carbon dioxide, so geopolymer concrete is a great alternative  to ordinary Portland cement. 

Advantages

*Geopolymer concrete is resistant to sulphate attack 

*It possess low heat of hydration 

*Its fire resistant than ordinary Portland cement. 

*The drying shrinkage is less so the chance of formation of shrinkage crack is less

*Its eco friendly 


answered Mar 10 by tominmathew123
selected Mar 10 by Syed Saif Ali