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Chapter 1 - Understanding Silica Fume
Silica Fume Products

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Densified silica fume. The densified version of the material is easier to handle and more economical to transport than the as-produced fume.

Densified silica fume should not be confused with pelletized silica fume. In that process, water is added to the fume to form small pellets. These pellets become extremely hard and will not break down in a concrete mixer during concrete production.