Ternary blend cements concrete. Part II: Transport mechanism


  • G. Menéndez Universidad Nacional del Centro, Olavarria
  • V. L. Bonavetti Universidad Nacional del Centro, Olavarria
  • E. F. Irassar Universidad Nacional del Centro, Olavarria




blend cements, limestone, granulated blast furnace slag, water absorption, sorptivity


With today’s extensive use of cements containing two or more additions (blended cements), predicting concrete durability on the grounds of its strength alone leads to errors that may affect the service life of the resulting structures. Indeed, concrete of a given strength class can be made from different materials and proportions of widely varying durability. The present study evaluated water absorption, sorptivity and initial surface absorption in concrete made with unadditioned Portland, binary (limestone) and ternary (limestone and granulated slag) blend cement.


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How to Cite

Menéndez, G., Bonavetti, V. L., & Irassar, E. F. (2007). Ternary blend cements concrete. Part II: Transport mechanism. Materiales De Construcción, 57(285), 31–43. https://doi.org/10.3989/mc.2007.v57.i285.37



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