Carbon nanotubes influence on the compressive strength of cement composites

Małgorzata Lelusz


Cement concrete is one of the most versatile building materials ever created. More and more often, microfibers and polymer or carbon nanofibers are added to concrete mix, causing beneficial changes in material properties. Nanotechnology, has only recently found its way into practical building applications and building materials, including concrete. The technological guidelines for the preparation of cement composites containing carbon nanoparticles are presented in the paper. The results of laboratory research concerning the impact of carbon nanotubes on the compressive strength of cement mortar is also discussed in this work.

Słowa kluczowe: carbon nanotubes, strength of cement mortar

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