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Another method of simulating pore fluid which is frequently employed enables real cements to be used: neat cement, formulated to a realistic w/c ratio, is allowed to set and mature normally but is subsequently crushed and extracted, using water as the leachant. The resulting solution is filtered and analysed. These filtrates are also strongly alkaline but, in contrast to laboratory simulants, their alkalinity is controlled primarily by soluble sodium and potassium and to a lesser extent by calcium; the common ion (OH–) effect operates so as to reduce its solubility.
Pessimum proportions obviously do not and need not occur at the 50% level. If a reactive aggregate has a higher rate of removal of alkalis than the simple case illustrated, each unit increase in reactive constituent will remove a larger proportion of the starting concentration of alkali. 6. Most research studies concerned with pessimum proportions deal with a range of concentrations of reactive aggregate material and with a single alkali level only in all the concrete or mortar samples considered.
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