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Chapter 2 - Using Silica Fume in Concrete
Improving Durability

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This question is frequently asked regarding durability. Hooton's work clearly shows that the addition of silica fume provided improvements in concrete performance beyond what can be achieved by reducing water-cementitious materials ratio.

Data are presented on the next slide.

Hooton, R. D., Pun, P., Kojundic, T., Fidjesol, P., "Influence of Silica Fume on Chloride Resistance of Concrete," Proceedings, PCI/FHWA International Symposium on High-Performance Concrete, New Orleans, October 1997, pp. 245-256.