70 Year Performance Record for High Strength Structural Lightweight Concrete

by T. A. Holm, Solite Corp, United States,
T. W. Bremner, Solite Corp, United States,



Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Serviceability and Durability of Construction Materials

Abstract: The paper briefly discusses the first ship built using expanded aggregates manufactured in a rotary kiln the USS Selma. It then goes on to discuss achieving high strength concrete with low density, expanded aggregate, achieving high strength concrete with low density, expanded aggregate, characteristics of high strength lightweight concrete that influence long term performance, rehabilitation of bridges and parking decks with high strength lightweight concrete, offshore structures, and precast structures.

Subject Headings: High-strength concrete | Aggregates | Concrete bridges | Lightweight concrete | Concrete structures | Density (material) | Bridge decks | Offshore structures

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