Characteristics of Calcium Leaching Resistance for Concrete Mixed with Mineral Admixture

광물질 혼화재를 혼합한 콘크리트의 칼슘용출 저항 특성

  • Received : 2016.02.26
  • Accepted : 2016.04.04
  • Published : 2016.07.01


Concrete is a very useful construction material for the sealing disposal of hazardous substances. In general, mass concrete is applied to these structures. And, the mineral admixtures are recommended for the long term performance. Calcium leaching could be happened due to the contact with pure water in underground structures. Thus, it is needed to evaluate the resistance of calcium leaching for concrete mixed with mineral admixtures. From the test results, the mineral admixtures are effective to the improvement of long term compressive strength and chloride diffusion coefficient in concrete members. When calcium leaching is happened, however, the reduction of compressive strength and chloride penetration resistance is severe than OPC case, the micro pore distribution is adversely affected. Consequently, when the mineral admixtures are applied to underground structures which is exposed to calcium leaching environment, it is desirable to reduce water-to-binder ratio, to expose after the sufficient pozolanic reaction, and to use BFS than FA.


Calcium leaching resistance;Mineral admixtures;Compressive strength;Chloride diffusion coefficient;Micro pore structures


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