McBee WC; Sullivan TA; Fike HL
Ch in Corr Resis Masonry Mat Handbook Noyes Publ Park Ridge New Jersey, PP 392-416 :392-416
Technology has been developed to prepare chemical-resistant construction materials. A modified-sulfur cement was developed in which sulfur is reacted with dicyclopentadiene and oligomers of cyclopentadiene to form a stable cement product. Mixture designs utilizing corrosion-resistant aggregates and modified-sulfur cements were developed to prepare stable sulfur concretes for use as corrosion-resistant materials of construction. Sulfur concretes were produced with excellent resistance to damage by most acid and salt environments, good mechanical strength properties, resistance to damage by freeze-thaw cycling, and coefficients of expansion compatible with those of other materials of construction such as portland cement concrete and reinforcing steel. The technology has been demonstrated on a commercial scale both in the manufacture of the modified-sulfur cement and in its utilization in producing sulfur concrete construction materials. Cooperative evaluation with industry on testing in corrosion environments indicated that sulfur concrete has the potential for widespread application in the chemical, metallurgical, and fertilizer industries.
Ch. in Corr. Resis. Masonry Mat. Handbook, Noyes Publ., Park Ridge, NJ, PP. 392-416