Determination of the Specific Surface Area of Cements and Pozzolans by the Blaine Air-Permeability Method

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TypeTechnical Report
Series titleReport, Division of Building Research, National Research Council Canada; Volume 31
Physical description7 p.
AbstractThe object of this investigation was to set up the necessary apparatus to determine the specific surface area (S.S.A.) of the cements, pozzolans, and other materials being used in projects of the Building Materials Section, Division of Building Research. Several methods are available for determining specific surface areas of such materials. The Blaine method was chosen because of its simplicity and also because it is one of the accepted methods of the A.S.T.M. for fineness determination of cements.
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AffiliationNRC Institute for Research in Construction; National Research Council Canada
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NRC number8018
NPARC number20331385
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Record created2012-07-18
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