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BASF Builds Case for Nanoconcrete Technology

7:06 AM MDT | May 16, 2011 | Alex Scott

BASF says X-Seed, its nanoparticle-based concrete technology, can enable greener concrete containing slag sand and fly ash to be cured quickly at ambient temperature instead of 60C. The curing accelerator has the potential to significantly reduce the global warming impact of concrete, BASF says.   The International Energy Agency estimates that the increased use of low-clinker cements with a higher content of filler materials such as slag sand and fly ash could reduce these emissions by around 13%. BASF’s X-Seed can facilitate green use of such concrete...

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