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Photocatalytic performance of calcium aluminate cements modified with TiO2

Libro: Proceedings of the 14th International Congress on the Chemistry of Cement (CD): Section 4: Admixtures
Lugar de Edición: Beijing
Editorial: The Chinese Ceramic Society; China Building Materials Academy
Fecha de publicación: 2015
Página Inicial - Final: 1 - 14
Resumen: Although CAC is used in many building as well as industrial structures, its modification upon addition of photocatalytic additives has not yet been addressed and that is precisely the purpose of the present work. We intend to obtain for the first time depolluting CAC mortars modified with different amounts of TiO2. The effect of the TiO2 incorporation on setting time, compressive strength and mineralogical composition of the CAC mortars will be assessed. PCO efficiency of these TiO2-bearing CAC mortars will be also measured by means of the NOx abatement. The modified depolluting mortars could be then applied in different tunnels, industrial floors and urban areas in which CACs are usually applied.