Elinwa, Augustine Uchechukwu, Mohammed, Abdulrahaman Shehu, Mohammed, Ahmed Bafeto
Article ID: 3732 307 (Abstract)26 (Download)
An evaluation of the effects of additives and firing temperatures on clay bricks characteristics was studied. The two (2) additives used were sawdust ash (SDA) and iron ore tailing wastes (IOTW), and the five (5) firing temperatures of 400o C to 1200o C at intervals of 200o C were applied. The fired bricks were tested...
Elinwa Augustine Uchechukwu, Johnson Olomi Olakunle, Samson Duna
Article ID: 4144 244 (Abstract)81 (Download)
An experimental investigation on rice husk ash (RHA) and Conplast SP 430 (CP-admixture) was carried out to evaluate their effects on the paste characteristics (soundness, consistency, initial and final setting times). The cement content used was 300g and the brand was ‘Ashaka’ Portland cement conforming to BS EN 12 1973. Various combinations of the mixtures...