Glass and Ceramics

, Volume 76, Issue 3–4, pp 155–159 | Cite as

Investigation of the Influence of Paraffin Production Wastes on the Properties of Ceramic Articles

  • J. PranckevicieneEmail author
  • I. Pundiene
  • V. R. Balkevicius
  • G. Balciunas

The possibility of using paraffin production wastes (PPW; 2.5 – 10 wt.%) in the production of porous ceramic was investigated. The addition of 2.5% PPW increases the strength of the ceramic in compression. Increasing PPW to 10% significantly increases the apparent porosity of the ceramic.

Key words

paraffin production waste diatomaceous earth ceramic porosity strength in compression 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • J. Pranckeviciene
    • 1
    Email author
  • I. Pundiene
    • 1
  • V. R. Balkevicius
    • 1
  • G. Balciunas
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute of Building Materials, Faculty of Civil EngineeringGediminas Vilnius Technical University (VGTU)VilniusLithuania

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