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Chapter 1 - Understanding Silica Fume
Silica Fume Reactions

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This figure shows the reduction in calcium hydroxide content of a mature cement- silica fume paste with a water-cement ratio of 0.60. This information is further evidence of the pozzolanic nature of silica fume.

From: Sellevold, E. J., Bager, D. H., and Klitgaard Jensen, E., "Silica-Fume Cement Pates: Hydration and Pore Structure," Condensed Silica Fume in Concrete, Report BML 82.610, Norwegian Institute of Technology, Trondheim, 1983, pp. 19-50.