SYMPOSIA PAPER Published: 01 January 1990

ASTM C90 Concrete Masonry Units Using Lightweight Aardelite Aggregate


This report gives test results for ASTM C90 block produced throughout Central Florida using a new lightweight aggregate. In May 1988, Florida Mining and Materials started producing medium and light weight block using Aardelite. Aardelite consists of pelletized particles produced from a mixture of hydrated lime and fly ash. The Aardelite plant is located at Florida Power's Energy Center near Crystal River, Florida.

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Dunstan, ER
Hay, P
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Developed by Committee: C15
Pages: 27–35
DOI: 10.1520/STP24968S
ISBN-EB: 978-0-8031-5124-6
ISBN-13: 978-0-8031-1453-1