STP268: A Radiometric Method for Determination of Magnesium Oxide in Portland Cement

    Howes, JE
    Battelle Memorial Inst., Columbus, Ohio

    Brown, CT
    Combustion Engineering, Inc., Windsor, Conn.

    Sunderman, DN
    Battelle Memorial Inst., Columbus, Ohio

    Pobereskin, M
    M & C Nuclear, Inc., Attleboro, Mass.

    Schall, P
    Atomics International, Canoga Park, Calif.

    Pages: 8    Published: Jan 1960


    Abstract

    A radiometric method for the determination of magnesium oxide in portland cement has been developed as part of an Atomic Energy Commission research program on the development of radioactive tracer quality-control systems. The portland — cement industry was chosen for study for several reasons, the most important of which is its dependence upon chemical analysis for quality control.


    Paper ID: STP39374S

    Committee/Subcommittee: E10.05

    DOI: 10.1520/STP39374S


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