Determination of Saturation Point of Nano Aluminate and Nano Calcite in High Performance Repair Concrete Including High Volume Fly Ash

  • Kenan Toklu
  • Osman Şimşek
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Civil Engineering book series (LNCE, volume 6)


The components of concrete infrastructure deteriorate due to some reasons in terms of sustainability. Due to these deterioration, the research on the production of high performance repair mortars has increased rapidly. In order to produce high performance repair mortars, two different nanomaterials and fly ash with replacement percentages of 0.5, 1, 1.5, 2 and 55% respectively were added to concrete mix in this study. 50 mm cube samples are prepared with these mixtures for compressive strength in 1, 3 and 7 days. It is observed that the highest compressive strength of samples with nano aluminate and nano calcite is in 1 and 0.5% in 7 days respectively. When nano materials are compared with each other, the highest compressive strength of sample with nano calcite (0.5%) is 56.69 MPa in 7 days and the lowest compressive strength of sample with nano calcite (2%) is 19.23 MPa in 1 day.


Nano materials Fly ash Repair mortar High performance 



This article was produced within the scope of the research project (Project number is 214 M 041) (TÜBİTAK 1001 Project) supported by TÜBİTAK. I would like to thank TUBITAK for the support.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Civil Engineering Department, Technology FacultyGazi UniversityAnkaraTurkey

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