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Lightweight concrete was classified as one of materials possessing a typical density ranging

The mass of building construction depends on the types of materials used. The current application of Ordinary Portland Cement (OPC) for construction has a clear advantage in terms of strength but would result in a high-weight structure. Should any disaster cause a building to collapse, heavier construction materials would significantly slow down the required rescue actions. Therefore, the development of lightweight concrete has become one of the concerns today to produce a lighter, safer structure and reduce construction costs. Lightweight concrete was classified as a material with a typical density ranging from 1000 – 2000 kg/m3 for structural concrete. Conventional lightweight concrete was generally produced from OPC-based cement. The use of OPC has an adverse effect in terms of the amount of CO2 emitted from fuel combustion, limestone decarbonization in kilns, and electricity usage at grinding plants. The amount of CO2 the cement industry releases into the earth's atmosphere reaches about 13,500 tons per year, contributing to the greenhouse effect with an annual increase of 7%. Thus, the geopolymer is an alternative material that can be used to substitute cement in a more environmental-friendly way that does not require any combustion process. Geopolymer synthesis is generally carried out by reacting an alkali activator solution with an aluminosilicate source, such as metakaolin, fly ash, and so forth. If you are looking for high quality, high purity, and cost-effective Cement foaming agent, or if you require the latest price of Cement foaming agent, please feel free to email contact mis-asia.

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