Stabilization of clay powder with mineral wool fly ash

    Mindaugas Zakarka   Affiliation
    ; Rimantas Mackevičius   Affiliation
    ; Šarūnas Skuodis   Affiliation
    ; Danutė Sližytė   Affiliation
    ; Andrius Kudžma   Affiliation


The aim of this article – to determine short term and long term strengthening of clay soil, by strengthening it with fly ash obtained during the production of mineral wool. This article introduces research which is used to determine the optimal ratio of fly ash in cement suspension for strengthening of clay soil. Samples which were investigated in this research work prepared by mixing Portland cement, mineral wool fly ash, clay powder, sand and water. All investigated samples compressive strength after 6 months exceeded 1.7 MPa. It is enough of such strength in geotechnics to conduct strengthening of soil and it is possible to argue that soil is strengthened.

First published online 13 February 2020

Keyword : clay, soil stabilization, fly ash, soil improvement, mineral wool, comprehensive strength

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Zakarka , M., Mackevičius , R., Skuodis , Šarūnas, Sližytė, D., & Kudžma , A. (2019). Stabilization of clay powder with mineral wool fly ash. Engineering Structures and Technologies, 11(4), 106-113.
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