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Nano-sand increases cement strength

22 May 2012

HYDERABAD: Indian scientists have developed nano-sand particles that they claim will help construct stronger buildings in a shorter time. According to the experts, nano-sand particles increase the strength of cement concrete to a large extent and reduce the time for curing. A team of researchers from the Central Building Research Institute, led by Dr L.P. Singh, successfully utilised nano-technology to modify the structure of sand to obtain nano-sand, or silica particles, for use in cement concrete….

Read more: http://www.deccanchronicle.com/channels/cities/hyderabad/nano-sand-increases-cement-strength-660


Written by csirindia

May 31, 2012 at 5:12 am

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