Biodegradable Additive for the Construction Industry
Juan Carlos Torres Lozada

Source JRM: Journal of Renewable Materials, Vol. 7, No. 6 2019 ,pp.523-525
Keywords Wood; biomass; waste; additives; construction

This paper presents the patent of a new additive for the construction industry, which is obtained from the biomass residues of the wood industry. This additive is biodegradable and has fluidifying, foaming, plasticizing and stabilizing properties. When the additive is mixed with cement binder compositions, cement mortar and concrete, lightweight, flame-retardant cellular materials, thermal and acoustic insulators are obtained.

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