This article aims at assessing the impact of rice husk ash and volcanic ashes on the processing of porous inorganic polymers. The addition of volcanic ash or rice husk ash ...Read More
Papers Author: U. C. Melo
Cleaner production of the lightweight insulating composites: Microstructure, pore network and thermal conductivity
A porous matrix was prepared using low-density sawdust and a metakaolin-based geopolymer paste. The matrix was prepared in order to evaluate its performance as a thermally insulating building envelope. The ...
Keywords: Biaxial Flexural Strength, building envelope, Building Envelopes, building materials, density, porosity, Sawdust, Scanning Electron Microscopy (SEM), Thermal Conductivity, TPS, Transient Plane Source, Transient plane source (TPS) methodRead More