Pls let me know the details involoved if I want to use Fly ash in construction.
Use of Fly Ash in the
Fly ash with ordinary Portland cement
(OPC) when used in concrete mix can save the quantity of cement. Fly ash can be used in concrete in two ways,
one is direct use and other is in the factory.
In the direct use the fly ash is used as a separate ingredient at the
concrete batch plant or, can be blended with the OPC to produce blended cement
which is called Portland-Pozzolana cement (PPC) in India.
Fly ash blended cements are produced by several cement companies in India.
In general, the use of fly ash in the concrete industry with OPC cement is
normally ranges from 15 to 25%. If concrete is properly designed, the use of
fly ash in concrete will improve some aspects of the performance of the
concrete. The use of fly ash can increase long-term strength of the concrete and
enhance the durability. The use of fly ash also helps to creates significant
benefits to the environment. The use of fly ash in concrete reduces green house
gas emission without negative impacts on the economy.