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rubelraf
Sat Oct 03 2009, 11:29am Print
rubelraf
Admin Registered Member #12 Joined: Sat Sep 17 2005, 01:22pm
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This Thread is dedicated for new and interesting "Construction Materials"
please post here about materials you know about, and want to know about.
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New 'green' geopolymer concrete

There is a new material which is eco friendly in a way.

A greener alternative, inorganic polymer concrete (geopolymer) fits into an emerging class of cementitious materials that utilize ‘fly ash’, one of the most abundant industrial by-products on earth, as a substitute for Portland cement. The geopolymer concrete is also called GPC.



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Edited Tue Feb 02 2010, 04:48am
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rubelraf
Mon Feb 01 2010, 07:07pm
rubelraf
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Heat-resistant glue

a glue that could withstand 60°C (140°F) and therefore wouldn’t melt in summer heat.




click below for more information.



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rubelraf
Fri Apr 23 2010, 08:06am
rubelraf
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CO2 capturing concrete

We know that, usually concrete produces CO2. [about 5% of total carbon emission in the world!!!]
But recently there is possibility to reverse the process.
A "CO2 capturing concrete" means it will not produce CO2; and as bonus it will absorb CO2.


CO2 capturing concrete


to know more click HERE

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NEO
Sun Apr 25 2010, 07:25pm
Admin Registered Member #4 Joined: Thu Aug 04 2005, 04:54am
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Wow cool stuffs Rubel! Thanks for these. Waiting for more information on really scalable and usable green materials
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