Materiales de Construcción, Vol 57, No 286 (2007)

Obtaining cementitious material from municipal solid waste


https://doi.org/10.3989/mc.2007.v57.i286.46

S. Goñi
Instituto de Ciencias de la Construcción Eduardo Torroja (CSIC), Madrid, Spain

A. Guerrero
Instituto de Ciencias de la Construcción Eduardo Torroja (CSIC), Madrid, Spain

A. Macías
Instituto de Ciencias de la Construcción Eduardo Torroja (CSIC), Madrid, Spain

Abstract


The primary purpose of the present study was to determine the viability of using incinerator ash and slag from municipal solid waste as a secondary source of cementitious materials. The combustion products used were taken from two types of Spanish MSW incinerators, one located at Valdemingómez, in Madrid, and the other in Melilla, with different incineration systems: one with fluidised bed combustion and other with mass burn waterwall. The effect of temperature (from 800 to 1,200 ºC) on washed and unwashed incinerator residue was studied, in particular with regard to phase formation in washed products with a high NaCl and KCl content. The solid phases obtained were characterized by X-ray diffraction and BET-N2 specific surface procedures.

Keywords


incineration of municipal solid waste; secondary raw material; temperature; characterization

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