Examination of granulometry of ceramic dust which derogations while disposing waste sanitary ceramics for the use of their as addition to the concrete

  • Bartosz Zegardło Siedlce University of Natural Sciences and Humanities
  • Tomasz Drzymała The Main School of Fire Service in Warsaw
  • Paweł Ogrodnik The Main School of Fire Service in Warsaw
  • Beata Jaworsk Warsaw University of Technology
Keywords: ceramic aggregate, ceramic dust, granulometry, density measurements, concrete additives, pozzolana, concrete composite


The purpose of the research presented in this article was to assess the granulometry of ceramic dust in terms of their use as an additive to concrete. The material for testing came from postindustrial sanitary ceramic waste, which was subjected to a crushing process in jaw crushers. A research stand consisting of a Horoir LA-300 laser particle analyzer connected to a computer equipped with appropriate software was used to study the granulometric characteristics. As a side feature, the dust density was examined using a Le Chatelier flask. The results of the tests carried out were compared with the data obtained for the traditionally used concrete additive - silica volatile dusts.


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