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- Prudêncio Jr., Luiz Roberto, et al. Show all 4 Authors
- Journal of environmental management 2019 v.244 pp. 294-303
- cement; clay; coal; compression strength; concrete; construction industry; industrial wastes; manufacturing; sand; Brazil
- ... The use of waste materials in the building industry is a major challenge for eco-efficient construction. Brazil generates more than 3 million tons of waste foundry sand (WFS) annually, making it one of the largest industrial wastes produced in the country. This work proposes the use of WFS in two novel ways: in conventional concrete by WFS calcination, and in dry-mix concrete for the production of ...